BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — The Kern County Coroner’s Office identified a man who died after crashing on Highway 58 just before 10:30 p.m. Thursday near South Union Avenue and East Brundage Lane.
Adam Andrew Llamas, 27, was identified as the man who died in the crash, according to the coroner’s office. Llamas was transferred to Kern Medical where he died.
The Bakersfield Police Department said the Llamas was driving south on South Union Avenue when he tried to get onto Highway 58 but drove down an embankment and into the center median of the westbound lanes near the South Union Avenue overpass.
BPD officials said alcohol appears to be a factor in the crash.
Anyone with information should contact BPD at (661) 327-7111.