October 09, 2023 – Nationwide Report®
The California Highway Patrol reported a motor vehicle accident in Bakersfield on Wednesday. The accident occurred on the westbound lanes of Panama Lane, the onramp to southbound Highway 99 at around 12:38 p.m.
According to the officials, a vehicle skidded across all the lanes of the highway and crashed into construction equipment. The events leading up to the loss of control of the vehicle have not been disclosed at this time.
One of the people involved in the collision was critically injured and taken to Kern Medical for treatment. Unfortunately, he succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead. The identity of the victim has not been disclosed at this time.
The cause of the fatal crash is still being investigated by the authorities. It is not yet known if alcohol or drugs played a role in the collision. There are no other details available at this time.