Hanford woman arrested after deadly head on crash

November 4, 2012 12:00:00 AM PDT
A Hanford woman is in jail, accused of causing a deadly car crash while under the influence of prescription drugs.

It happened on State Route 43 near Davis Avenue Saturday night. The CHP said Linda Fairbanks veered her SUV into oncoming traffic and crashed head on into Honda Accord. Another SUV also hit the car.

Investigators say the driver of the Accord died at the scene. A young girl in a car seat was rushed to a hospital with major injuries.

Officers arrested Fairbanks for driving while impaired. The driver of the other SUV walked away with minor injuries.


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