FORT TEJON, Calif. (KGET) — At least one person has died in a crash south along Interstate 5 Sunday night south of Bakersfield.
The crash was reported at around 9:47 p.m. in northbound lanes of I-5 just south of Grapevine Road. A vehicle went off the roadway and about 100 feet down an embankment. At least one person was pronounced dead at the scene.
P. Thammaaly, 41, of Modesto, was driving a Toyota Tundra with two passengers. The crash resulted in the death of the Toyota’s rear passenger, Khamlounh Thammaaly, 63, of Arvin, according to coroner’s officials. She was declared dead at the scene.
The other vehicles involved were a Peterbilt Truck Tractor driven by John McCord, 59, of Tehachapi, Calif., and an Acura ILX driven by Jhovanni Hernanded, 27, of San Jose, Calif.
The cause of the crash was immediately known.
The investigation is ongoing.