On Friday, May 20, 2016, an automobile accident took place in Porterville. The Tulare County bicycle collision occurred on Indiana Street, at around 1:30 PM.
A bicyclist, Virgil Weeks, 66, was riding northbound on Indiana Street, just south of Henderson Avenue. The bike veered in front of a silver Toyota Camry, driven by Leticia Baca, that was headed south on Indiana.
The Toyota and the bicycle collided.
Weeks sustained major injuries and was taken by ambulance to Sierra View Medical Center.
Baca was uninjured in the incident.
Issues still remaining to be investigated include determining the speed of the car, whether road conditions may have contributed to this accident, and whether the facts of this accident as reported are accurate.