19-Year-Old Dead after Fatal Street Racing Collision on Akers Road

BAKERSFIELD, CA (February 8, 2022)Bianca Danielle Flores was killed Wednesday evening, in a street racing crash on Panama Lane.

Officers responded to the incident around 6:18 p.m., in the 4100 block of Panama Lane near Akers Road.

According to the preliminary investigation, a Ford Mustang driver was involved in an illegal street race with a motorcycle. The Ford driver crossed into oncoming traffic, striking a vehicle head-on resulting to a fiery crash.

Upon arrival, officers located 19-year-old Flores who died at the scene after suffering from major injuries. Meanwhile, paramedics transported her adult female passenger to a local hospital with moderate injuries.

In addition, medics also took another woman to a hospital with minor injuries. They also transported the male Ford Mustang driver for moderate injuries.

Bakersfield officials later arrested the Mustang driver, 35-year-old Iqbal Singh for vehicular manslaughter and similar charges.

Moreover, the motorcyclist fled the scene before the authorities arrived. Police are encouraging anyone with information about the crash too contact Bakersfield Police Department at (661) 327-7111.

The team at Sweet James offers their deepest condolences and sympathies to the family and friends of Bianca Danielle Flores.

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