Pedestrian, Driver Killed in Solo-Vehicle Accident near Lebec Service Road

BAKERSFIELD, CA (August 2, 2023) – Sunday night, a single-vehicle crash on Interstate 5 killed William Arnold Villocino and another person.

The incident happened on June 25th, at around 9:04 p.m., on southbound Interstate 5, north of Lebec Service Road.

At this time, the circumstances surrounding the crash remain unclear. Police reported that a man and a 1998 Chevrolet were involved in the collision.

Unfortunately, the male pedestrian and the Chevrolet driver –identified as 82-year-old William Arnold Villocino– died at the scene. Villocino was determined to be a resident of Upland, CA.

No further details regarding the car crash have been released to the public. Bakersfield Officials will provide more information about the fatal solo-vehicle accident once available.


The Sweet James team sends their warm and sincerest sympathies out to the friends and family of William Arnold Villocino. May the memories of your loved one and the love of your family give you strength in the days ahead.


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