Driver Killed, Passenger Badly Injured in Crash on Shafter Avenue
SHAFTER (October 29, 2018) – A fatal traffic collision took place along Shafter Avenue on Monday afternoon, according to 23 ABC News.
The accident was reported just after 3 p.m. near the 500 block of North Shafter Avenue. Two vehicles were reportedly involved in the tragic wreck.
As per the article, police said for an unknown reason a Dodge truck collided with a Honda sedan on Shafter Avenue.
2-Car Crash in Kern County’s Shafter Monday
Fire department officials along with the paramedics responded to the scene and attended to the driver of the Honda who was rushed to a hospital in Bakersfield. The motorist was later pronounced dead.
A passenger in the Honda sustained moderate injuries following the crash and was also hospitalized for treatment. The operator of the truck was unharmed upon impact.
The names of both the deceased and injured parties have not been yet released. The cause of the incident remains under investigation.