Two dead, one injured in head-on collision on Old River Road

California Highway Patrol officers are investigating a deadly collision in Bakersfield, Calif., on June, 18, 2018. (KBAK/KBFX photo)

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.

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