Visalia, CA (July 11, 2023) – A tragic traffic accident occurred on Sunday, July 9, 2023, in Tulare County, resulting in a motorcycle rider’s death and multiple individual injuries.
According to the California Highway Patrol, the collision involved an SUV on Highway 201 and Road 176.
The motorcyclist, aged 36, had a nine-year-old girl as a passenger.
Preliminary reports suggest that the motorcycle was traveling at a higher speed than other vehicles and collided with the side of the SUV for unknown reasons, as reported by KSEE/KGPE.
Sadly, the rider succumbed to their injuries, while the young passenger suffered major injuries.
Paramedics transported the girl to the hospital, and one SUV passenger also sustained injuries and received medical attention.
The identities of the motorcyclist and child have not been released, but both are from Dinuba.
The condition of the other six SUV occupants from Dublin, Ohio, remains unknown.
The crash is under investigation to determine its cause and liability.