Earlimart, CA Three Vehicle Crash, Nov 1995


Earlimart - (AP) - A collision involving three vehicles killed five people riding in a pickup Wednesday at a rural intersection in southern Tulare County.
The California Highway Patrol said four victims were pronounced dead at the scene southeast of Earlimart, and the driver died en route to a hospital.
The Coroner's Office reported that the dead included four members of the same family from Delano - MARTIN MEDINA, 32; and his children, 3-year-old DANIEL, 6-year-old ISABELLE and 9-year-old CYNTHIA MARIE.
The fifth person killed in the pickup was ENRIQUE BALDERAS, 34, whose address was the same as the Medinas.
A special multi-vehicle accident team from Bakersfield was called in to investigate the accident scene at the intersection of Avenue 24 and Road 152. The 8 a.m. crash involved two pickups and a large truck that carried a tank full of diesel fuel or some other chemical, officers said.

San Bernardino County Sun California 1995-11-30