March 8, 2014- A fatal car accident takes the life of one person, in Bakersfield on Saturday. The crash happened a little before 12:00 PM.
The driver of a white Honda Civic, 22 year old Rodolfo Contreras, was driving south on Coffee Road at Stockdale Highway, and tried to make it through a yellow light, when he lost control of his car.
The Honda hit the center divider and crossed over into oncoming traffic on Gosford Road, smashing into a blue Ford Explorer, driven by David Aggio, 54 years old, of Rohnert Park. Aggio died at the scene of the accident.
A silver Toyota 4Runner was also involved in the crash, but no one in that vehicle was hurt.
Contreras, and a David Aggio’s wife, who was a passenger in the Ford, were taken to the hospital with minor injuries.
The police continue to investigate the cause of the fatality.