Car Crash on Muller Road Left Female Passenger Dead

BAKERSFIELD, CA (January 19, 2022) – A car crash on Muller Road claimed the life of Julia Aquino Tuesday afternoon.

The collision occurred around 1 p.m. near South Edison Road.

Furthermore, according to the investigation, a westbound Ford Escape on Muller Road made a complete stop at a stop sign, then entered the intersection.

However, the Ford drove directly in front of a southbound heavy-duty tow truck going 55 miles per hour.

Eventually, first responders arrived at the scene and transported the Ford driver to a hospital for major injuries but was later pronounced dead.

Meanwhile, the passenger of the same vehicle, 48-year-old Julia Aquino died at the scene.

The tow-truck driver, identified as 26-year-old Jamie Gallegos, remained uninjured.

Bakersfield Officials are investigating the fatal crash.


No words can mend the broken hearts and sorrow felt during this delicate moment. Deepest condolences and sympathies are with the family and friends of Julia Aquino.


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