Fatal Crash Vineland Road, Buena Vista Road in Lamont

 Fatal Crash Vineland Road, Buena Vista Road in Lamont2 Killed in Crash on South Vineland Road in Lamont

LAMONT, Calif. (Oct. 17, 2022) — A driver and passenger both died in a fatal crash on Vineland Road, just north of Buena Vista Road in Lamont.

The solo-vehicle crash occurred about 10:09 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 16th, according to the Bakersfield Californian and California Highway Patrol.

Luis Adrian Perez Tapia, 24, of Bakersfield, was driving a 2009 Infiniti G37 that crashed after he lost control of the vehicle on South Vineland Road.

CHP officers located the vehicle after it crashed on a dirt shoulder on the east side of the roadway and crashed into a tree, the CHP said.

Authorities believe the driver overcorrected, causing the person to lose control of the vehicle.

Both Luis Tapia and his passenger, Elena Lopez, 28, of Bakersfield, died in the crash.

Investigators with the CHP do not yet know if drugs and alcohol were factors in the crash.

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SOURCE: CHP; Bakersfield Californian

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