Head-On Accident on Highway 65 in Bakersfield Kills Two Drivers and Seriously Injures One Passenger
BAKERSFIELD, CA (July 25, 2021) – Two people were killed in a head-on accident on Highway 65 in Bakersfield Saturday afternoon.
The accident happened just after 1:00 p.m. on July 24, near Burbank Street. According to the California Highway Patrol, a Dodge caravan was heading southbound on the highway when it drifted into the northbound lane for unknown reasons. It then collided head-on with a Chevrolet Suburban.
As a result, both drivers died at the scene. They were not yet identified.
Meanwhile, a passenger in the Suburban suffered serious injuries and was taken to a hospital.
Crews closed the roadways for about two to three hours while they cleared the wreckage.
The cause of the crash and factors involved remain under investigation.
We express our sincere condolences to the bereaved families and friends of the victims.
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