Driver Killed in Head-On Accident on Highway 145 near I-5 [Coalinga, CA]
One Fatally Injured in Two-Vehicle Crash near 5 Freeway
COALINGA, CA (February 25, 2021) – Tuesday evening, an unidentified driver was killed in a head-on accident on Highway 145, near Interstate 5.
California Highway Patrol responded to the accident just before 6:00 p.m., near Interstate 5.
According to reports, an SUV was traveling south on the highway when for reasons still unknown, it crossed over the center median. Shortly after traveling the wrong-way in the northbound lanes, the SUV collided head-on with a pick-up truck.
Due to the impact of the crash, the driver of the pickup-truck died on scene. Meanwhile, the female driver of the SUV was taken to Community Regional Medical Center in Fresno. She was said to have suffered moderate injuries.
Both the on-ramp and off-ramp on Highway 145 was closed for a brief time during preliminary duties. However, the roadway has since reopened.
At this time, authorities have no released the identities of those involved. Once available, more information will be provided to the public.
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