Five people were hospitalized after a head-on collision early Tuesday morning on Manning Avenue near Caruthers, the California Highway Patrol reported.
The crash happened just before 7 a.m. between Hughes and West avenues. Initial reports were that an eastbound Chevrolet with two women aboard attempted to pass another vehicle and ran into a westbound Chevrolet with three men aboard.
All of the injured were taken to Community Regional Medical Center. The extent of their injuries was not immediately known.
No other details were immediately available.
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