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One Killed In Head-On Crash On Highway 178 In Bakersfield

One killed in Bakersfield head-on collision on Highway 178.

Bakersfield, CA (April 2, 2024) A head-on collision claimed one person’s life on Saturday morning in Bakersfield. The two-vehicle collision occurred on Highway 178, near Doyle Ranch Road in the small town of Weldon, near Bakersfield. It occurred just before 10:30 a.m. between Onyx and Weldon, according to officers.

Paramedics arrived at the scene and found two vehicles that had obviously been involved in a crash. Debris littered the roadway and paramedics hurried to give medical aid to anyone who needed it. Sadly, they found one person who did not survive the collision. With heavy hearts, they pronounced the victim dead at the scene and waited for the coroner to arrive.

Officers gathered evidence at the scene and continue to investigate the accident. The two vehicles collided, head-on, and officers are determined to figure out what happened on Highway 178 that morning. They also hope to determine who was at fault in this fatal collision. Anyone with information is encouraged to contact the police.

Crews worked diligently to clear the roadway of glass and debris following the investigation at the scene. A tow truck was called to remove at least one of the vehicles from the scene, according to reports.

Our team at Accident New Now extends heartfelt sympathies to the family of the person who was killed in this tragic accident. We know this is a difficult time for family and friends and our team of legal experts is here to assist you, or to simply answer any questions you may have during this time of loss.

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