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The Bakersfield Police Department has reported a deadly collision on Hosking Avenue

Posted at 3:36 AM, Nov 05, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-05 06:36:23-05

Bakersfield, CA. - The Bakersfield Police Department has finished investigating a deadly car crash in Southwest Bakersfield.

The incident took place Wednesday night at 11:11 p.m. at the intersection of Hosking Avenue and Hughes Lane, according to BPD. Officials revealed that a driver going westbound on Hosking Ave turned in front of motorist driving eastbound on Hosking Ave, causing them to crash.

The adult male driver who is believed to have caused the crash died at the scene. An adult female driver, and another male passenger from the second car were taken to Kern Medical with minor injuries.

The Bakersfield Police Department says that both alcohol or drugs don't seem to be a cause of the incident. If you or anyone has information on this crash, call BPD at (661) 327-7111.