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Fatality in Semi Truck Collision on Highway 178 in Kern County

On Wednesday, March 4, 2015, a semi truck accident killed one in Kern County.  The big rig collision took place on Highway 178, near Bakersfield.

The dual-axle truck, hauling scaffolding, crash happened on Highway 178, between Fairfax Road and Bedford Green Drive.

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Miguel Reyes-Flores, of Fresno, was a passenger in the big rig, when the accident happened.  He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the semi sustained minor injuries.

No other vehicle was involved in the collision.  More details will be released when they become available.

Issues still remaining to be investigatedinclude determining the speed of the big rig, whether road conditions may have contributed to this accident, and whether the facts of this accident as reported are accurate.  If you would like these issues investigated further then please call Attorney John Rozier at 559-713-0159 or online at  Our office is located in Visalia, north of Bakersfield.