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1 Person Killed In A Multi-Vehicle Accident In Bakersfield (Bakersfield, CA)

February 12, 2024 – Nationwide Report®

A tragedy struck on Friday night in a multi-vehicle wreck near Hughes and White Lanes, claiming the life of one woman and leaving two others injured. The multi-vehicle accident unfolded around 11:08 p.m. 

An alleged intoxicated driver crashed into a white sedan carrying three adults, as reported by Bakersfield police. Authorities had been monitoring a car meet and had followed an SUV involved in the collision.

The driver of the SUV, a man with three prior DUI convictions within the last six years, collided with the sedan, resulting in the fatal crash. The woman in the sedan was pronounced dead at the scene, while the other occupants were rushed to a nearby hospital for treatment.

The identity of the victim has not been disclosed. The driver of the SUV was apprehended and taken into custody.

Source: KGET

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