On October 10 sixteen-year-old Frankie Martinez Jr. was tragically killed and eighteen-year-old Nazario Castillo was injured in an accident at Jefferson Street and Maze Boulevard in Bakersfield. According to reports Martinez was driving a pickup truck north on Jefferson with Castillo as a passenger when he did not stop at a stop sign at Jefferson and Maze. His pickup then hit a Suburban that was driving on Maze Boulevard. Castillo was injured with a broken shoulder and a broken nose. The people in the Suburban complained of pain. Martinez died as a result of the accident. Alcohol containers were found in Martinez’s vehicle and the accident is being investigated as a possible dui.

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