California

Man Killed in Accident at Hwy 99 near Hwy 119 in Bakersfield, CA

Date
January 3, 2024
Victim's Name(s)
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected
No

Where it Happened

Hwy 99, Los Molinos, CA, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
California Highway Patrol
Vehicles Involved
Toyota Prius, Semi-Truck
Road/Highway
Hwy 99 near Hwy 119
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Toyota Prius was rear-ended by a Semi-Truck


What Happened

California Highway Patrol officials are investigating a crash that killed a man at Hwy 99 near Hwy 119 in Bakersfield, CA on January 4th, 2024. Police say the incident happened around 3:31 a.m. According to investigators, a Toyota Prius was reportedly rear-ended by an approaching northbound tractor-trailer under unclear circumstances. The driver of the Prius, a 43-year-old man who was not publicly identified, suffered fatal injuries in the incident. Additional information was not available.

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