Barbara Chrisman Injured in Fatal Highway 178 Car Accident in Bakersfield
Bakersfield, California (October 14, 2021) – A 25-year-old man was killed in a car crash that left 68-year-old Barbara Chrisman injured on Tuesday evening near Upper Ridgebar in Bakersfield.
According to the California Highway Patrol, the deadly crash happened in the eastbound lanes of State Highway 178 at about 5:18 p.m. October 12.
The CHP established that the man was driving a car west on SR 178 when he lost control, hit raised asphalt curb, drifted into the opposite lanes, and collided head-on with an eastbound Ford Explorer driven by Chrisman.
Woman Injured in Fatal Bakersfield Collision on Highway 178 ID’d
The unidentified man was killed in the collision.
Chrisman sustained minor injuries in the accident and was transported to Kern Medical for treatment.
No additional information about the accident was provided.
The CHP is investigating the cause of the accident.
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