Two dead, one injured in head-on collision on Old River Road
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) —
A collision on Old River Road Monday has left two people dead and one more injured.
The family identifies them as 45-year-old Maria-Elena Chavolla and 20-year-old Itzel Lorena Chavolla-Mosqeda.
California Highway Patrol officers said around 1:20 p.m. a grey Lexus was driving on Old River Road when the driver attempted to pass a tractor trailer. While passing the Lexus collided head-on with a black Ford truck.
The driver and passenger of the truck were both killed, according to the officer.
The driver of the Lexus was taken to the hospital with moderate injuries.
A GoFundMe has been set up for burial costs for the two women who passed away.