Bakersfield Semi-Truck Collision Leaves 2 Dead

Fatal Traffic Accident at Herring Road and Old River Road

Two people died as the result of a two-vehicle collision in Bakersfield Friday morning. 

It was just after 4:00 a.m. when a semi-truck and sedan collided at the intersection of Herring Road and Old River Road. 

According to CHP, it is unclear at this time what caused the accident. 

Two unidentified people sadly died as a result. 

Anybody with helpful information are urged to call the CHP-Buttonwillow office. 

The crash remains under investigation.

It is most often those in passenger cars that are killed in large truck collisions. Semi trucks typically weigh 20-30 times as much as passenger cars which leaves occupants of smaller cars more vulnerable. 

According to the D.O.T., in 2019 67% of fatal collisions involving large trucks were occupants of a passenger car.

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