UPDATE (11/4): The Kern County Sheriff’s Office has identified the woman killed in Sunday’s collision as 37-year-old Nancy Gallegos Hernandez.
UPDATE (11/2): At around 7:53 p.m., the California Highway Patrol said it received a call of a collision on Highway 58 at Oswell Street. When officers arrived, they determined that it was a solo crash resulting in the death of a 37-year-old woman.
The department said the woman was driving a Toyota westbound on the 58 when, for unknown reasons, she turned the vehicle to the right, causing it to travel off the north road edge and down a descending embankment, onto the Highway 58 westbound on-ramp from Oswell Street.
The CHP said the Toyota continued to travel in a northerly direction down a second descending dirt embankment, where it struck a chain-link fence and came to rest. The driver was pronounced dead at the scene.
The Highway 58 westbound on-ramp from Oswell Street was closed for about two hours for investigation, according to the CHP.
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — At least one person has died in a rollover collision Sunday night along Highway 58 at the Oswell Street offramp, according to CHP.
According to CHP’s Traffic Incident Information Page, the crash happened in westbound lanes of Highway 58 at Oswell Street and the vehicle landed about 75 feet down an embankment off the highway. A person inside the vehicle was reported to be not breathing.
The westbound onramp to Highway 58 at Oswell Street for the investigation.
We will update this story as we learn more information.