May 18, 2015- A big rig accident ends in fatality for a Bakersfield woman. The Kern County semi truck collision took place on Highway 223, west of Arvin, on Monday morning.
Blanca Guadalupe Lopez Lomeli, 51 years old, was traveling southbound, in a white, Toyota Camry, on South Edison Road. It is reported that she failed to stop completely at the posted stop sign, before driving into the intersection at Highway 223.
The Toyota drove directly into the path of a tractor-trailer, that was going 55 miles per hour on the highway, and carrying 79,780 lbs. of cement powder, on Bear Mountain Boulevard.
Lomeli died at the scene of the crash. The semi truck driver was not hurt.