Rollover Crash on Highway 178 in Bakersfield
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (Oct. 30, 2018) — Alejandro Garza, 20, of Shafter. died Tuesday morning in a rollover crash on Highway 178.
The crash was reported at 8:04 a.m. at the Mouth of the Canyon Road. Police closed down Highway 178 in both directions as they helped those involved and investigated the crash. A hard closure was made at Old Kern Canyon Road and the westbound Highway 178.
The report did not state how many vehicles were involved or how many died in the crash.
The California Highway Patrol is heading up the investigation.
Bakersfield Crash Investigation
Police are reviewing the evidence and any witness statements to determine fault. The investigation will consist of looking at measurements of evidence left by the vehicle or vehicles such as point of impact, final resting positions of the vehicles, skid marks, and gouge marks.
We offer our condolences to the family of Alejandro Garza.
If you have any questions for the attorney, contact our law firm today at 855-703-4186.
CHP TRAFFIC DISPATCH REPORT
Incident: 00085 Type: Fatality Location: Sr178 / Mouth Of The Canyon Loc Desc: SR178 JEO MOUTH , 1/2 MILE Lat/Lon: 35.442222 -118.791944
9:27 AM 13  69-S3 MADE NOTIFICATION TO ENTAC REGARDING CLOSURE
9:27 AM 12  69-S3 EB AT SCENE / EMERG VEHS CAN PASS
9:26 AM 11  69-S5 INQ FRM S3 AT SCENE – IS THERE SPACE FOR EMERG VEHS TO PASS
9:11 AM 10  69-S5 HARD CLOSURE IN PLACE OLD KERN CANYON RD WB 178 CAL TRANS ALSO 97
9:11 AM 9  A69-051 CAL TRANS 97 JWO CANYON
8:54 AM 8  1039 TMC
8:52 AM 7  69-S5 WILL SET UP HARD CLOSURE AT OLD KERN CANYON RD -START CAL TRANS THAT WAY
8:49 AM 6  [Notification] [CHP]-Problem changed from 1184-Provide Traffic Control to 1144-Fatality by CHP
8:20 AM 5  [Notification] [CHP]-TMC COPIES LN 8
8:20 AM 4  A69-072 REQ CAL TRANS RESPOND NOW FOR CLOSURE – WILL ADVISE HOW LONG WHEN 97
8:12 AM 3  LOG RTED TO CAL TRANS
8:05 AM 2  REQ 178 TO BE CLOSED IN BOTH DIR
8:04 AM 1  C2 WORKING FATAL TC AT MOUTH OF THE CANYON
8:16 AM 23 Unit Assigned
8:19 AM 22 Unit Enroute
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