UPDATE: The Kern County Sheriff’s Office has identified the woman killed in the crash as 58-year-old Robin Stevenson.
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — A woman died of her injuries following a crash on Stockdale Highway Friday evening in Southwest Bakersfield, police said.
Bakersfield police said the collision happened at around 5:49 p.m. at the intersection at Stockdale Highway and Montclair Street. Police said a driver heading eastbound on Stockdale ran a red light turning onto northbound Montclair Street and collided with another vehicle traveling westbound on Stockdale Highway.
The passengers in the vehicles were taken to a hospital for treatment, but the woman traveling in the vehicle heading westbound on Stockdale later died of her injuries. The driver responsible for the collision was also taken to a hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries, according to BPD.
The department said alcohol does not appear to have been a factor in the crash but that drugs has not yet been ruled out. The investigation into the crash is ongoing.
Anyone with information is asked to call Bakersfield police at 661-327-7111.