BAKERSFIELD, CA (February 3, 2022) – Early in the morning on Sunday in Bakersfield, the driver in a stolen vehicle is alleged to have gone through a light that was red and collided with another vehicle. The passenger in the stolen vehicle was killed in the crash, authorities said.
The January 30 crash occurred where Buena Vista Road and Harris Road intersect.
The time was roughly 12:08 a.m., Bakersfield Police said.
The vehicle–which was reported stolen, but has not been described–went through a light that was red and collided with another vehicle. The other vehicle has also not been described.
The stolen vehicle overturned in the crash.
Responders arrived and found the passenger in the stolen vehicle died at the crash site. The identity of the person has not been reported.
Responders transported the driver of the stolen vehicle to the hospital. The injuries he suffered were described as moderate.
His identity has also not been reported.
Occupants of the vehicle that was struck were reported uninjured in the crash. It is not known exactly how many people were in the vehicle. No one has been identified.
Investigators are continuing their work on the crash. If anyone has information about the incident, the person can contact Bakersfield Police.
The number is 661-327-7111.
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