Fatal Bakersfield Car Accident Interstate 5 Freeway, Lebec Service Road

 Fatal Bakersfield Pedestrian Accident Interstate 5 Freeway, Lebec Service Road

2 Killed in Crash on I-5 Freeway

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (June 27, 2023) — A driver and a pedestrian both died in a solo Bakersfield car accident Sunday night on the Interstate 5 Freeway near Lebec Service Road.

The double fatality crash occurred just after 9 p.m. on Sunday, June 25th in the Grapevine area, KGET and the California Highway Patrol reported.

The collision occurred when the 82-year-old man driving a red Chevrolet Corvette struck a man walking on the roadway. The car was heading southbound on the Interstate 5 Freeway when the collision occurred.

The solo-vehicle crash occurred just north of the Lebec Service Road. The driver and pedestrian both suffered major injuries and died at the scene.

Authorities closed down all traffic lanes on the southbound I-5 Freeway to investigate the crash and determine fault.

The CHP is heading up the investigation into the Bakersfield car accident on the 5 Freeway.

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Source: CHP, KGET

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