BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — The California Highway Patrol confirmed the two people killed in a crash on Highway 166 Saturday afternoon were Kern County residents.
The crash happened around 12:30 p.m. Saturday near mile marker 32 on Highway 166, which is in Santa Barbara County. CHP said two cars collided. A male and a female from Kern County were the only occupants of an early 90s Honda Accord and both died. CHP said they were heading in the direction of the coast.
The three other people in the second vehicle were transported for injuries but CHP was not able to confirm where they are from.
CHP said they are investigating speed as a factor in this crash.