Gary Josan, 31, Killed in After Suspected Street Race Ends in Crash on Old River Road
DATE OF ACCIDENT: Friday, October 19
October 25, 2018 – A 31-year-old motorist was killed in an alleged street race accident on Old River Road, according to KGET News.
The fatality was identified as Gary Josan, of Bakersfield.
Fatal Fiery Crash Friday in Bakersfield
Preliminary investigation revealed Josan was driving a 2014 BMW on Old River Friday, October 19. For reasons still under investigation, Josan crashed in the 4300 block of the road and burst into flames upon impact.
The wreck resulted in fatal trauma to the BMW driver, later identified as Josan.
Meanwhile, authorities mentioned Josan may have been involved in a street race with an unidentified motorcyclist. As per the article, police are working to determine the identity of the motorcyclist seen leaving the scene. It was not immediately discussed if the incident is considered a hit-and-run case.
At this time, further investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information about the case is asked to call the Bakersfield Police Department at 327-7111.
We offer our warmest of thoughts, our prayers, and condolences to the family members of the deceased as they search for peace and comfort.
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