Wilson, Wible intersection reopens after deadly crash

Police investigate after a deadly crash Wednesday, June 13, 2018, at Wilson and Wible roads in Bakersfield, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX photo)

UPDATE: The Kern County coroner on Thursday identified the driver killed in this crash as 24-year-old Edgar Eduardo Rojas.


BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) – The intersection of Wilson and Wible roads reopened around 11 a.m. Wednesday, hours after a deadly crash.

A man in a sedan died from the crash with a pickup shortly before 6 a.m.

The truck was pulling a flatbed trailer, which was knocked loose in the crash, sending the trailer into another car that was stopped at the light.

The pickup’s driver suffered minor injuries, and the woman in the stopped car wasn’t injured, police said.

Police said the cause of the crash ins under investigation.

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