San Andreas, CA (July 22, 2023) – On Friday, July 21, 2023, a tragic car accident near San Andreas claimed the life of a Bakersfield man.
A 35-year-old man driving a 2003 Toyota Camry and a 68-year-old Sonora man driving a 2006 Toyota Tundra collided on State Route 4 at 3:28 p.m.
The Bakersfield man drifted off the road, then swerved back, crashing head-on into the Tundra while approaching Utica Powerhouse Road.
Sadly, the Bakersfield man succumbed to his injuries at the scene.
Three children in the Tundra were taken to a local hospital for minor injuries.
The California Highway Patrol suspected fatigue or distraction but not alcohol or drugs.