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Semi Truck Head-on Collision on Weedpatch Highway in Bakersfield, Ends in Fatality

January 20, 2015- A deadly head-on car collision happened in Kern County, on Tuesday.  The big rig accident took place in east Bakersfield, on Weedpatch Highway, at about 9 PM.

A 30 year old driver, from Arvin, was driving a red Ford Focus on Weedpatch Highway, near Edison Highway, when he lost control of the car.  The Focus drove over a raised median and into the opposite lane of traffic.

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The automobile crashed head-on into an oncoming semi truck.

The Ford’s driver suffered major injuries and was taken to Kern Medical Center, where he later died.  Officers reported that the driver was not wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash.

The big rig driver was not hurt.

The police report of this accident will be probably be ready in a week ortwo.  If you would like us to start investigating this accident–please call.  We can come to you. or give me a call at 559-713-0159.  Attorney John Rozier of Visalia.