On Friday, June 10, 2016, a drunk driving accident ended in fatality in Northwest Bakersfield. The Kern County vehicle crash happened at around 12:00 AM, on Noriega Road.
Bakersfield Police reported that Richard Prosser Jr. was driving a black pickup truck, with a female passenger. The truck was driving down Noriega Road when the driver lost control and flipped the vehicle.
The woman riding in the pickup died at the scene of the collision.
Prosser sustained minor injuries. He was arrested on suspicion of driving while under the influence, and manslaughter.