1 Dies, 1 Hurt in Nice Head-On Crash on Highway 20
Nice, California (October 30, 2019) - According to a local news source, one person was killed and another was injured in a traffic accident involving a van and a semi-truck in Nice Tuesday afternoon.
The fatal crash, which was reported shortly after 3:15 p.m. Tuesday, October 29, happened on Highway 20 across from the Dollar General.
As per the report, a semi-truck was heading westbound on Highway 20 when it collided head-on with a white Ford cargo van. The semi then continued traveling westbound and came to rest against a van parked next to the Bent Fir cabinet shop. Due to the impact, the parked van slammed into the side of the shop.
The driver of the cargo van whose name has not been released pending family notification was declared dead at the scene. The other person sustained minor injuries in the crash.
Highway 20 was open to one-way traffic around the crash site for a short time as the investigation and cleanup took place.
An investigation into the accident is underway.