Gerardo Garcia Killed in Fresno County Crash on Kamm and Jameson Avenues 

Gerardo Garcia
Gerardo Garcia Killed in Fresno County Crash on Kamm and Jameson Avenues

Fresno County, California (November 17, 2022) – Gerardo Garcia, 28, of Caruthers, was among two people killed in a big rig accident in Fresno County on Monday morning, according to the Fresno County Coroner’s Office.

The incident happened at about 7:00 a.m. near Kamm and Jameson avenues, just west of Caruthers.

A big rig was reportedly traveling northbound on Jameson Avenue when it failed to stop for a stop sign at the intersection and collided with a car traveling eastbound on Kamm Avenue.

Garcia was the driver of the car and died in the crash. 

A passenger in the big rig, Rafael Hernandez, 68, of Fresno, was also killed in the accident.

Authorities said both occupants of the big rig were not wearing their seatbelts.

The CHP is investigating the accident.

Original Story

Fresno, California (November 14, 2022) – Two people were killed in a collision involving a big rig on Monday morning near Riverdale in Fresno County.

The fatal crash happened in the area of Kamm Avenue and Jameson Avenue at around 7:03 a.m., according to the California Highway Patrol.

A big rig and a truck were involved in the collision, but the CHP report did not immediately determine how the accident happened.

2 Dead after Fresno County Crash Involving Big Rig

CHP says two people were killed in the accident.

The names of the deceased victims were not immediately disclosed.

The big rig was blocking the highway and was leaking diesel.

More details about the accident was not provided.

An investigation into the accident is underway.

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