Citalli Contreras, Jesse Contreras Killed, 3 Injured in Crash on Highway 5 Near Stockdale Highway
Car Rolls Over in Fatal Bakersfield Accident
Bakersfield, CA (August 24, 2019) – Two children were killed and three others were injured in a rollover crash in Bakersfield. The fatal accident occurred on the morning of August 24 on Interstate 5.
The driver was headed south on Interstate 5 near Stockdale Highway when she drifted into the center divider for unknown reasons. She overcorrected and the vehicle went onto the shoulder. It rolled several times.
Six people were inside the vehicle. Citalli Contreras, 13, and Jesse Contreras, 10, were ejected. They died at the accident scene. They were not wearing seat belts. The driver and two passengers suffered various injuries.
Our heartfelt condolences go out to the friends and loved ones of the victims.