32-Year-Old Leng Thao Seriously Injured in Fatal Fresno Head-On Crash on Highway 180 near Peach Avenue
Fresno, California (December 23, 2019) –The California Highway Patrol has identified the victim who sustained major injuries in a traffic collision in Fresno on Saturday night as 32-year-old Leng Thao.
The fatal crash happened along Highway 180 near Peach Avenue, December 21.
The accident involved a Toyota Tundra pickup driven by Thao and a Toyota Sienna driven by 33-year-old Christopher Her west in the eastbound lanes of the highway.
The initial report indicated that the Sienna collided head-on with the Toyota Tundra after missing several other vehicles on the highway. Thao was trapped in the truck after it rolled over upon the impact.
Fire department officials, along with paramedics, arrived at the scene and extricated Thao from the wreckage.
Thao was hospitalized in a local hospital with major injuries.
Christopher Her was sadly pronounced deceased at the scene.
The crash resulted in the closure of the roadway for an hour and a half.
Meanwhile, the investigation is still ongoing.