Man Fatally Struck in Pickup-Truck vs Semi-Truck Collision near Driver Road

BAKERSFIELD, CA (November 21, 2022) – Thursday morning, Allen Jesus Valdez Avalos was killed in a semi-truck collision on 9th Avenue.

Around 5:00 a.m., police responded to the scene near the intersection of Driver Road and 9th Avenue.

According to reports, the driver of a Honda pickup-truck failed to stop at a posted stop sign. As a result, the pickup-truck collided with the right side of the semi-truck, causing significant damage to both vehicles.

Responding units arrived and declared the Honda driver dead at the scene. The Kern County Coroner’s office later identified the deceased victim as 20-year-old Avalos, of Delano. 

Moreover, the condition of the semi-truck operator is currently unknown. Those with further information regarding the 9th Avenue collision are encouraged to contact Bakersfield Officials immediately.

Sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Allen Jesus Valdez Avalos. Thoughts are with them during this very difficult time.

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