Solo Car Collision on Old Yard Drive Left 51-year-old Man Dead

BAKERSFIELD, CA (December 9, 2021) – 51-year-old Kevin Mallard died on Tuesday after a single-car accident on Old Yard Drive.

The solo-car crash happened around 9:00 a.m. on the 300 block of Old Yard Road.

According to the CHP, Mallard was the one behind the wheel, for reasons unknown, he failed to make a turn and struck into a block wall.

CHP officers responded and found Mallard dead at the scene.

A woman and a juvenile passenger also sustained injuries from the crash, medics transported both victims to a local hospital for treatment.

At this time, it is unknown whether the crash was caused by speed, drugs, or alcohol.

Bakersfield police ask anyone who witness the scene to contact them at (661) 327-7111.

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