50-Year-Old Woman Dies Following Fatal Bakersfield Car Accident on Hughes Lane near Valley Plaza Mall
Bakersfield, California (November 25, 2019) – A 50-year-old woman was killed in a two-vehicle crash in Bakersfield Sunday afternoon, according to authorities.
The deadly accident happened shortly after 2:00 p.m. Sunday, November 24 on Hughes Lane near the Valley Plaza Mall.
Authorities said a 20-year-old man was driving northbound on Hughes Lane when for an unknown reason, his vehicle struck a car driven by a 50-year-old woman, who was trying to turn southbound onto Hughes Lane from Holden Way.
The woman died at the scene. Her name has not been released pending notification of next of kin.
It was not immediately known if the man was injured as a result of the crash.
It is undetermined whether drugs or alcohol were a factor in the accident. An investigation into the crash is underway.