Man Killed in Solo Crash on the Barstow-Bakersfield Highway 58
EDWARDS, Calif. (May 9, 2018) – At least one person died Wednesday afternoon in a solo rollover crash on the Barstow-Bakersfield Highway 58, according to the California Highway Patrol.
The crash took place about 12 p.m., at Rosamond Boulevard near Edwards Airforce Auxillary North Base. An adult male driver in a green safari van was found on the ground near the van and a woman was doing CPR on him in the center divider of the highway. It’s unknown if there were others in the vehicle who were hurt in the collision.
Paramedics with the Kern County Fire Department responded to the scene, however, it appears that the person died of their injuries. The crash remains under investigation by police to determine liability. It’s unknown what cause the collision.
Rollover Accident Investigation
At this time, it’s unknown if there were witnesses to the collision or if there was any dashboard camera footage or surveillance cameras in the area that may have recorded what happened. It’s certainly possible that the driver lost control of the vehicle due to a dangerous condition in the roadway, impact with another motorist that left the scene or a mechanical problem. This will all be determined as police investigate and piece together evidence at the scene.
Johnson Attorneys Group has been helping injured people and the families of those who have died in a collision recoup financial losses stemming from traffic accidents. We are experienced at handling all types of incidents and we urge you to call us to find out if you have a potential case. Our consultations are always free of charge and there is no obligation to hire our law firm. Call us at 855-703-4186 to request a consultation.
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