Highway 190 Collision Kills 1 in Porterville
Two vehicles collided in Porterville on Wednesday morning, resulting in the death of one person.
According to CHP reports, the crash occurred at 7:47 a.m. on Highway 190.
A Chevrolet Tahoe and Chevrolet Hybrid sedan collided at Success Valley Drive under unclear circumstances.
The crash also occurred near the entrance to the Success Valley Campground.
One person was killed as a result. It is unclear if others were injured in the crash.
Authorities also blocked the highway for a period of time as crews worked at the scene.
The crash remains under investigation.
Tips for after accident procedures:
- Always stop at the scene
- Call 911 if there are any injuries
- Get vehicle to safety if it is moveable, if it is not, put on hazards
- Exchange information with others involved and document everything
- Call 911 to report accident – they determine who was at fault
If your injuries are caused by the negligence of a third party you may be entitled to compensation. In the event of a death, families may be entitled to wrongful death benefits.
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