Head-on car accident takes another life, in Bakersfield, on Saturday, July 4, 2015. The Kern County vehicle collision happened on East Panama Lane.
Jean Goyenetche, 71, was traveling on Panama Lane when another vehicle, driven by Jorge Hernandez, of Lamont, crossed over into his lane. Goyenetche attempted to swerve out of the way, but did not do so in time, and the two cars collided.
Hernandez, who was not wearing a seat belt, died at the scene of the crash.
Goyenetche suffered serious injuries and was taken to Kern Medical Center. He succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead at the hospital early Wednesday July 7th.
Gustavo Camacho, a passenger in Goyenetche’s vehicle, sustained minor injuries in the incident.