Man Killed, 4 Others Injured after Rollover Car Crash on Morning Drive

BAKERSFIELD, CA (January 26, 2022) – An unidentified man died and four were hurt Sunday night, in a rollover crash on Morning Drive.

The accident occurred on the 3200 block of Morning Drive around 9:02 p.m., on January 16th.

California Highway Patrol officers reported that the driver lost control of the vehicle, causing it to overturn several times. As a result, one of the passengers was pinned under the vehicle.

Emergency crews arrived and extricated a trapped man from inside the vehicle. However, paramedics later pronounced the man dead at the scene due to the extent of his condition.

Meanwhile, medics rushed three women to the hospital for further treatment of unspecified injuries. In addition, medics also treated one man at the site.

Officials stated that the driver escaped unharmed. However, officials believe speed and alcohol intoxication were factors in the collision.

At this time, authorities are still currently investigating the fatal rollover crash on Morning Drive.


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