Driver and His Teen Passenger Dead in Tulare County Crash with Semi Truck
TULARE COUNTY, CA (May 19, 2020) – One of the two people who died in a rear-end crash Tuesday morning in Tulare County has been identified.
The crash happened around 7:30 a.m. near the intersection of Road 80 and Avenue 360.
According to the California Highway Patrol, a 20-year-old George Llamas was driving a 2010 Toyota Prius with two teenage passengers. He was speeding down the roadway when he slammed into the back of a 1995 Peterbilt semi truck that was traveling at 35 to 40 mph.
Llamas and his 17-year-old female passenger both suffered fatal injuries and died at the scene.
A 15-year-old boy in the Prius sustained moderate injuries.
The truck driver was uninjured.
The fatal crash is under investigation. However, CHP officers believe Llamas may have been driving under the influence.
We hope the loved ones of George Llamas and the other deceased victim are surrounded by steadfast and comforting support during this difficult time.
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