Fatal Three-Vehicle Accident near Road 52

TULARE COUNTY, CA (August 10, 2021) – Sunday afternoon, three people were pronounced dead after a DUI collision on Avenue 368.

The crash took place near Road 52 around 3:30 p.m., as stated by the report. Dispatchers arrived to the area shortly after.

According to reports, the driver of a Toyota Camry was traveling at high speeds when he veered into the opposing lane of traffic.

There, the Camry crashed head-on into a Honda Odyssey minivan. Two men and one woman were inside the minivan at the time.

The impact sent the Camry into a Chevy Tahoe, occupying a family of five. A man, a mother, and three children sustained minor injuries.

Medics say the two men occupying the minivan, as well as the Camry driver were pronounced dead.

Officers say the Camry smelled of alcohol, and numerous beer cans were found in the vehicle.

In addition, witnesses say the Camry driver was speeding above the 55 mph speed limit.

Once available, more information will be released about the DUI collision on Avenue 368.

Our sincerest sympathies go out to the loved ones of the deceased victims. May you find comfort and strength during this difficult time.

The seasoned team of attorneys at Sweet James provides distinguished legal service. They dedicate their expertise and years of experience to help families recover from their car accident, personal injury, and wrongful death cases. Learn what separates their personal injury firm from others. Call them today at (800) 975-3435 for a free consultation with an expert legal professional in your area. They are also available by email, online chat, and text message 24 hours a day and 7 days a week to answer any of your questions. To request a police report, click here.

For more accident news, click here.

Advertising disclosure: We may receive compensation for some of the links in our stories. Thank you for supporting LA Weekly and our advertisers.

LA Weekly