29-Year-Old Man Pronounced Dead after DUI Accident on Chester Avenue

BAKERSFIELD, CA (August 28, 2023) – Sunday, Luis Esquivel was arrested and Tony Preciado was killed in a DUI collision on California Avenue.

Authorities responded to the scene around 10:39 p.m., near Chester Avenue.

Per reports, the driver of a northbound sedan was struck by a westbound pickup-truck in the area.

Medics arrived and transported a passenger inside the sedan, 29-year-old Preciado, of Bakersfield to a nearby hospital where he later died.

Meanwhile, 48-year-old Luis Esquivel remained uninjured and officers arrested him. Following preliminary duties, police determined that alcohol played a factor in the incident.

In this sorrowful time, the Sweet James team would like to extend their heartfelt condolences to the family of Tony Preciado. May you find comfort and strength during this time.

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