On Friday, May 5, 2017, a fatal pedestrian accident took place in Bakersfield. The Kern County car crash happened on Union Avenue, at approximately 7:45 AM.
Eraquillo Contreras, 53, was crossing the roadway at the 1100 block of Union Ave, near 11th Street. He was struck by a vehicle headed north on Union, and rushed to Kern Medical Center.
He died a short time later in the hospital.