Male Driver Dies after DUI Two-Vehicle Crash on South H Street and Planz Road in Bakersfield
Bakersfield, CA (May 13, 2022) – On Friday, a male driver died in a DUI two-vehicle crash on South H Street and Planz Road.
Subsequently, police arrested 25-year-old Christian Valencia of Arvin on suspicion of DUI and vehicular manslaughter.
Bakersfield Police said a man driving a BMW recklessly through the area of White and Hughes lanes crashed into a Toyota Camry.
The man driving the Camry died at the crash scene.
EMS took Valencia to a local hospital with moderate injuries.
BPD said an investigation found Valencia being under the influence of alcohol and a suspected controlled substance during the incident.
Moreover, Valencia will be booked into jail after he is released from the hospital.
Anyone with information about the crash should call BPD at 661-327-7111.
Sweet Lawyers extend our deepest condolences to the family and loved ones of the deceased victim. May they find comfort in this trying time.
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- Pain and suffering of the deceased before death.
- Medical expenses incurred before death.
- Funeral and burial expenses.
- Loss of consortium.
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