June 20, 2015- Two people were killed in a Kern County car accident, that happened on Highway 223. The automobile collision took place early Saturday, at about 4:40 AM, in Arvin.
A black Honda Accord was driving westbound, near General Beale Road when it drifted off the highway. The vehicle hit a barbwire fence and overturned. The 22 year old female driver, and front passenger, who was also 22, were thrown from the Honda.
It is reported that both women were not wearing safety restraints at the time of the crash. They were pronounced dead at the scene.
A third occupant in the vehicle sustained major injuries and was taken to Kern Medical Center, in Bakersfield.