A 25-year-old man died early Monday after he drove his truck into oncoming traffic and collided with two other vehicles in Lindsay.
Police said the traffic accident happened at 5 a.m. near Highway 65 and Fresno Street and involved eight people who were all transported to Kaweah Delta Medical Center for treatment. The 25-year-old, whose identity has not been released, was driving south on the two-lane road in a full-size pickup truck when he crossed into the northbound lane, sideswiped a minivan with six passengers and struck a smaller sized pickup.
The man was died at the hospital. Authorities are investigating whether he was impaired or not during the accident.
The 19-year-old driver of the smaller pickup was listed in stable condition Monday evening. Passengers in the minivan sustained critical and minor injuries, police said.
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Anyone with information is asked to call Lindsay police Sgt. Andrew Robinson at (559) 562-2511.