One person dead after vehicle crashed into wall


One person has died following a solo-vehicle collision in South Bakersfield Friday evening.

The Bakersfield Police Department responded to the 12800 block of Panama Lane, just before 10 o’clock Friday night, and found that the driver of a SUV had collided with a wall.

Jose A. Gonzalez Garcia, 23, was ejected from the vehicle.

Police say Garcia sustained major injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene.

According to BPD, it is not known whether drugs or alcohol are a factor.

The cause of the accident is still under investigation.

Anyone with information on the accident is encouraged to contact BPD at 327-7111.

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