Child Killed in Multi-Vehicle Crash on Cottonwood Road
5 Others Injured in Fatal Palmdale Accident; Evaristo Perez Nunez Arrested
Bakersfield, CA (January 7, 2020) – A child was killed in a three-vehicle crash in Bakersfield. The fatal accident occurred on the morning of January 7 on Cottonwood Road.
Evaristo Perez Nunez, 32, was driving a car on Cottonwood Road, near East Pacheco Road, when he collided with another vehicle. A third vehicle was involved. Nunez fled the accident scene.
Six people – four children and two adults – were injured in the crash. All were taken to a local hospital. A child later died.
Nunez was later found and arrested. He was booked into jail for felony hit and run causing serious injury.
Our heartfelt condolences go out to the friends and loved ones of the victim.