Car and cement truck collide in Madera County


The accident happened about a half-mile west of Highway 41 and Avenue 12.

California Highway Patrol officers say the driver of the car moved into the oncoming lane while trying to pass another vehicle when it hit the cement tanker.

The driver of the car was air lifted to Community Regional Medical Center with a broken leg and cuts. The driver of the truck complained of minor injuries. Both drivers were wearing their seatbelts.

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