Two Injured in Fatal Crash on Olive Drive
Bakersfield, CA (August 14, 2021) – On Friday, a woman lost her life in a head-on crash on Olive Drive.
The accident took place at about 9:22 p.m. at the Knudsen Drive intersection.
Responding officers arrived at the crash within seconds on the Olive Drive overpass.
Investigating officers said a Ford Crown Victoria and a Ford F-150 pickup truck were involved in the accident.
For reasons still under investigation, the pickup truck went over the center divide, into the opposite lane and crashed into the car. Two people were in the car when the accident happened. They were elderly females, while the pickup truck driver was a younger-aged female.
Immediately, responders took two victims who suffered major injuries to a local hospital.
However, the car passenger died at the scene.
Meanwhile, the authorities said all occupants were wearing seatbelts during the crash on Olive Drive.
We at Sweet Lawyers would like to send our sympathies to the family and friends of the deceased. Our thoughts are with you during this difficult time.
The Aftermath of Fatal Crash
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Meanwhile, traffic accidents kill nearly 1.25 million people each year. That means, on average, auto accidents cause 3,287 deaths per day. As a matter of fact, road traffic injuries are the leading cause of death in the U.S. for people aged 1-54.
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