On Wednesday, September 20, 2017, a motorcycle accident ended in fatality in Porterville. The Tulare County car crash occurred on Olive Avenue, at about 8:25 AM.
57-year-old Hugh Harden was riding his motorcycle west on Olive Avenue. At that time Avilene Garcia, 23, was driving eastbound on Olive.
Garcia attempted to make a left turn onto Porter Street, directly in front of the biker.
The motorcyclist did not have time to stop, and the two vehicles collided.
Harden suffered severe injuries and was airlifted to an area hospital. He died a short while later.
Garcia was not hurt in the incident.