One man was listed in critical condition after his car veered into oncoming traffic in Porterville on Saturday morning, the Porterville Police Department said.
Benigno Banda, 87, was driving north on Orange Belt Drive near Linda Vista Avenue around 8:30 a.m. when, for an unknown reason, his car veered into oncoming traffic, striking another vehicle.
The driver of the other vehicle, Gabriela Aguiniga-Rodriguez, 27, and her two young children were unharmed, but Banda was rushed to the hospital with severe head trauma where he was listed in critical but stable condition, police said.
Neither drugs nor alcohol appear to be a factor in the collision according to Porterville police. Anyone with information is asked to contact officer Amber Coggins or Sgt. Car Jordan at 559-782-7400.
Megan Ginise: 559-441-6614