Man Dies in Two-Vehicle Collision at Highway 99
BAKERSFIELD, CA (August 9, 2021) – Francisco Hernandez Santana lost his life Thursday night after a two-vehicle collision on Highway 99.
The collision happened around 9:30 p.m. at the eastbound Highway 58 on-ramp from the southbound lanes of Highway 99
According to preliminary reports, a 2005 Ford sedan rear-ended a 2012 Ford two-axle truck due to slow traffic flow and the 2005 Ford’s unsafe travel speed.
Firefighters extricated the driver, but he died from his injuries moments later.
Medics then attended to the driver of the 2012 Ford, who had minor injuries.
Authorities identified the victim as 58-year-old Francisco Hernandez Santana, of Alhambra.
At this time, an active investigation remains ongoing.
Our team at Sweet James would like to extend our heartfelt condolences to the loved ones of Francisco Hernandez Santana.
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