Editor’s Note: An earlier version of this story included information from the California Highway Patrol that identified the victims of the crash as three adults. Officials have since clarified that two adults and one juvenile were killed in the crash.
FRESNO COUNTY, Calif. (KSEE/KGPE) – Three people were killed in a head-on crash near Coalinga on Monday afternoon, according to the California Highway Patrol.
Around 2:40 p.m., officers were called out to the area of State Route 33 and Sutter Avenue after it was reported that a van and a truck had crashed head-on into each other.
Following the crash, officials say the truck caught fire and became fully engulfed in flames.
Officials say one person in the van and two occupants of the truck, a woman and a juvenile, were killed in the crash. Their identities have not been released by authorities at this time.
The cause of the crash is still under investigation.