Cristie Manuwa Injured in Fatal Head-On Collision on 5 Freeway near Highway 46 in Lost Hills
Bakersfield, California (November 18, 2021) – One person was killed and another was injured in a head-on collision that occurred near Lost Hills in Buttonwillow on Wednesday afternoon.
The deadly collision happened on Interstate 5 Freeway near Highway 46 at about 3:20 p.m., November 17.
The California Highway Patrol said a 62-year-old Bakersfield man was driving a Hyundai northbound in the southbound lanes of Interstate 5 and collided head-on with another car.
Man Killed in Wrong-Way Car Crash on 5 Freeway near Highway 46 in Buttonwillow
The driver of the Hyundai was pronounced dead at the scene.
The driver of the second car, 65-year-old Cristie Manuwa, of Torrance, was seriously injured in the accident and was transported to Kern Medical.
More details about the accident were not provided.
An investigation into the accident is ongoing.