2 Killed in Head-on Crash on Highway 223
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (Aug. 27, 2019) — Two people were killed in a head-on collision Tuesday morning on State Route Highway 223 at S. Edison Road.
The California Highway Patrol reported the crash at 5:26 a.m. between two vehicles. A woman driving a Toyota Corolla reportedly veered into opposing eastbound traffic and crashed head-on into a PT Cruiser.
The people in both vehicles were unresponsive after the crash, the CHP reported. A man driving a PT Cruiser and his female passenger both died. Three others who were in the PT Cruiser were airlifted to a hospital for treatment of undisclosed injuries.
The woman driving the Toyota was also seriously injured.
It’s unknown at this time whether alcohol was a factor in the collision, but the crash remains under investigation.
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