Head-on collision on Planz Road leaves one person dead and two others injured

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - One person is dead and two others are injured after a head-on crash on Planz Road.

According to the Bakersfield Police Department, the collision happened just after 9 p.m. on Saturday, October 12th.

When officers arrived on scene, they found that one of the drivers in the crash, 60-year-old Victor Porta, was pinned inside his vehicle.

Porta was taken to the hospital where he later died. One passenger in Porta’s vehicle and the driver in the other vehicle suffered minor to moderate injuries.

Police say that drugs and alcohol are suspected to be a factor in the crash. The crash is still under investigation.

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