Woman Killed After Car Accident in Fresno County
A woman was killed, and several others were injured after a car accident near Kingsburg, CA, in Fresno County on the night of May 14, 2020. The incident occurred around 10:30 p.m. on southbound Highway 99 in the vicinity of Sierra Street. An 18-year-old Ivanhoe woman reportedly lost control of her 2006 Honda and crashed into the median wall, according to the California Highway Patrol (CHP). Two drivers, identified as a 24-year-old Visalia man and a 28-year-old Fresno man, were approaching the scene of the initial collision and were unable to avoid the woman’s vehicle. The two oncoming cars crashed into her. The drivers of the two other cars and two children sustained minor injuries after the Kingsburg crash, the CHP said. It is unknown whether they were taken to a local hospital for treatment. The Ivanhoe woman was extricated from her vehicle and transported via air ambulance to Community Regional Medical Center in Fresno for treatment of catastrophic injuries. Sadly, she was pronounced deceased during hospitalization. Officials have not yet released her name due to pending notification of her family members.