Bakersfield, CA (July 21, 2023) – A fatal two-vehicle collision at Pacheco and Akers Roads in Southwest Bakersfield early Friday morning, July 21, 2023, is under investigation.
Police arrived at 12:10 a.m. A northbound Akers Road driver and his female passenger collided with a westbound Pacheco Road vehicle.
The northbound car hit a fence, flipped, and ejected its occupants.
The male driver was killed, while his passenger was hospitalized in stable condition.
The westbound driver survived, but her passenger was hospitalized.
Speed may have caused the crash.
Investigations are ongoing.