I-5 Crash Kills 1, Seriously Injures Another
An accident in the Fort Tejon area of Bakersfield on the afternoon of January 9 has killed one person and seriously injured another. The vehicle was traveling on the 5 freeway at Sabodan Street when it drifted out of the lane and hit a guardrail.
The driver of the vehicle – a 2017 Toyota 4Runner – died in the crash. A 21-year-old male passenger is healing from serious injuries. The San Diego man was taken to Kern Medical Center for medical treatment.
According to the California Highway Patrol, it is believed that the weather did not play a role in the crash.