2 Men Dead, 2 Children Injured in Bakersfield Solo-Car Crash on Alfred Harrell Highway
Marvin Palma, 27, and Francis Lopez, 25, Killed
BAKERSFIELD, California (July 4, 2016) – Two men were killed while two children were hospitalized after a solo-car collision Sunday afternoon on Alfred Harrell Highway, according to The Bakersfield Californian.
The crash occurred about 4:40 p.m., east of Goodmanville Road.
As per the article, California Highway Patrol said 27-year-old Marvin Palma was driving his 1998 Nissan Altima west on Alfred Harrell Highway when he veered and slammed into the guardrail.
Palma and his passenger, 25-year old Francis Lopez, died as a result of the wreck. Both were Bakersfield residents
Two children were freed by Good Samaritans from the backseat of the Nissan. They suffered moderate injuries and were both taken to Kern Medical Center for treatment.
Meanwhile, CHP reported that Palma was traveling about 70 mph at the time of the accident.
The investigation is ongoing.
The staff members of Johnson Attorneys Group thoughts and prayers are with the victims and their family and friends during such difficult times.
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