Tulare County Wrongful Death and Accident Lawyer John Rozier has the following report; On Saturday, October 15, 2016, a vehicle accident ended in fatality in Porterville. The truck collision happened on Westwood Street (Road 224), at approximately 11:20 PM.
A Porterville man, in his 50s, was traveling southbound in a 1999 Toyota on Westwood Street. As the Toyota drove north of Avenue 178, the driver lost control of the car.
The automobile swerved off the roadway and then back on, into the opposite lane of traffic.
At that time a 2010 GMC truck, driven by Richard Meja, of Terra Bella, was headed north on Road 224.
As the Toyota crossed into the northbound lane, the pickup truck crashed into it.
The victim died at the scene of the accident.
Meja and Gabriela Haro, a passenger in the truck, both sustained minor injuries.