On Saturday, February 6 2016, a fatal semi truck accident took place in northwest Bakersfield. The Kern County big rig collision occurred on 7th Standard Road, at about 12:40 PM.
The California Highway Patrol reported that the crash, which happened at 7th Standard Road, and Cherry Avenue, involved a tractor-trailer and a sedan.
The semi truck was reported to have caught fire following the collision.
The driver of the car died at the scene.
No other information is available at this time.
While our condolences go out to the friends and family of the victim, we recognize that no monetary sum can ease the pain and loss felt after a tragedy such as this. However, just monetary compensation can help ease the burden of medical bills, final expenses, and help support any dependents left behind by the deceased.