Michael Gonzalez Dies in Overturned Semi-Truck Crash on Main Drain Road near 7th Standard Road
BUTTONWILLOW, CA (October 3, 2023) — Michael Gonzalez died in an overturned semi-truck accident on Main Drain Road near 7th Standard Road.
According to reports, the single-vehicle crash happened around 3:08 p.m. on October 1. For an unknown reason, a driver of a 2014 International Pro Star fuel truck lost control of the semi-truck. Subsequently, the vehicle left the roadway and rolled onto its roof on the east shoulder of Main Drain Road.
A passenger on board the cab, 24-year-old Michael Leo Gonzalez, passed away in the accident.
Soon after, paramedics with the Kern County Fire Department responded and rescued the driver from being trapped and took him to a hospital.
Authorities do not have information on what led to the accident. However, an investigation into the details should confirm any ambiguous information.
Our heartfelt sympathies go out to the family and friends of Michael Leo Gonzalez.
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