75-Year-Old Man Fatally Injured in Wrong-Way Accident near Michigan Avenue

CORNING, CA (December 12, 2022) – Monday night, Denver Williams was killed in a head-on semi-truck crash on South Avenue.

The collision happened around 5:40 p.m., near Michigan Avenue, per initial reports.

According to the California Highway Patrol, the driver of a 2006 Kia Sorento attempted to pass a vehicle at an unknown rate of speed. The Kia then entered the oncoming lane and collided head-on with an eastbound 2019 Freightliner Cascadia big-rig.

Due to the impact of the collision, the 75-year-old man driving the Kia sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene. Officials later identified the deceased man as Williams, of Corning.

Meanwhile, the big-rig driver, identified as Jatinder Sidhu, sustained minor injuries from the accident.

Those with further information are encouraged to contact Officer Anaya of the CHP Red Bluff office at (530) 737-6746.  An active investigation is currently ongoing.

No words can mend the broken hearts and sorrow felt during this delicate moment. Deepest condolences and sympathies are with the family and friends of Denver C Williams.

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