The Bakersfield Police Department is investigating a fatal crash that occurred Sunday night in east Bakersfield.
The full release can be seen below:
On January 16th, 2022, at 9:02 PM, officers were dispatched to the 3200 block of Morning Drive regarding a single vehicle rollover collision. Upon arrival officers located an adult male pinned under the vehicle suffering from major injuries. He was pronounced deceased at the scene. Three adult female passengers were transported to a local hospital with minor to moderate injuries. An adult male passenger was treated at the scene for superficial injuries. The driver was uninjured. The investigation revealed the vehicle was traveling southbound on Morning Drive when the driver lost control of the vehicle where it overturned several times. Speed and alcohol intoxication appear to be factors in the collision.
The investigation is ongoing.
Anyone with information regarding this case is encouraged to call the Bakersfield Police Department at (661) 327–7111.