BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - One person has been killed and several others injured in a late night head-on crash in Southeast Bakersfield.
It happened at 10:47 p.m. Wednesday in the 400 block of E. Panama Lane, near the intersection of S. Oswell Street.
Bakersfield Police investigators say the driver of a Lincoln Navigator was traveling westbound on E. Panama Lane and sideswiped another car. The Lincoln Navigator then drifted into the eastbound lane and slammed head-on into a Chevy Tahoe.
17-year-old Breanna Mendoza, a passenger in the Tahoe, sustained major injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the Tahoe and the driver of the Navigator both suffered minor to moderate injuries and were taken to local hospitals.
It doesn't appear alcohol or drugs played a role in the crash.
Both lanes of E. Panama Lane are open again.
Children celebrating safe Halloween
McFarland Interim Chief of Police Scot Kimble is on patrol inside a different type of police scene.
Local woman brings hope to those battling cancer
As the month of October comes to a close and another year of awareness, research and donations raised in the fight against breast cancer…
KCSO: Suspects on the run after stabbing man
Several suspects are on the loose Thursday evening after stabbing a man in East Bakersfield, according to Lt. Dean Marshall of the Kern…
Bakersfield Police Department hiring officers
The Bakersfield Police Department has started its search for new officers to patrol our streets.