1 Killed, 2 Badly Injured in Bakersfield Crash on Campus Park Drive
BAKERSFIELD, CA (April 18, 2023) – A crash killed one person and badly injured two others on Campus Park Drive in Bakersfield.
According to the Kern Golden Empire and 23 ABC News, the tragic accident took place on Tuesday evening. Officers reported the wreck on April 18 at around 5:44 p.m.
Bakersfield police said the incident happened when a vehicle was going east on Campus Park Drive in the city. For an unknown reason, the car crossed the center line.
In the process, the vehicle slammed head-on into a car traveling west at the time. The two crashed in the 10700 block of Campus Park Drive.
2 Cars Collide
Firefighters along with the paramedics soon arrived and pronounced the female driver of the westbound car dead at the scene. The man driving eastbound and his male passenger ended up hurt upon impact.
Both patients sustained moderate injuries as a result of the collision. Medical personnel then rushed them to a hospital for treatment.
The names of the deceased and wounded parties have not been yet released. Meanwhile, police believed that speed played a role in the accident.
Officers forced Campus Park Drive to shut down in both directions between Mountain Vista Drive and Shimmering Way following the wreck.
The cause of the fatal Bakersfield crash is still under investigation. Anyone with information can call the police at 661-327-7111.
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Sources: Kern Golden Empire and 23 ABC News