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Three Injured in Bakersfield Head-on Auto Accident on Norris Road

August 6, 2016- Three were seriously hurt in a head-on collision, on Saturday, in north Bakersfield.  The Kern County drunk driving car accident, took place on Norris Road, at about 3 PM.

Fortino Modesto, 30, was driving while intoxicated on Norris Road, just west of Golden State Highway.  The car drifted from the southbound lane into oncoming traffic, and crashed head-on with a white sedan.  The sedan then overturned.


The white automobile was driven by Patrick Kolstad Sr., with his sons; Patrick Jr., 16, and Sean, 14, inside.  All three occupants were trapped in the car after the crash.

Kolstad, and his two sons suffered moderate to major injuries.  They were taken to Kern Medical Center for treatment.

Modesto was arrested for driving while under the influence.

Please give me a call if you need legal representation or a consultation. Attorney John Rozier. I specialize in personal injury cases that have resulted from vehicle accidents.

Reach us on the internet, or call us at 559-713-0159. My firm is located in Visalia, on Caldwell Ave.