Frank David Romero, 42, dead after two-vehicle collision on Highway 178 in Bakersfield, CA; Other driver fled scene

Modified Date: 
Tue, 04/14/2015 - 11:22am
Accident Date: 
Sunday, April 12, 2015

Highway 178 crash kills Bakersfield man

Sunday morning's crash is the second fatal wreck in this area of 178 in less than four months.
At about 1:58am, Romero was driving in the center lane of Highway 178 near Haley Street and Bernard Street, when he collided with a car that was in the lane to his left. The collision caused Romero's vehicle to spin and flip over, and he was pronounced dead after being taken to Kern Medical Center. The driver of the other vehicle drove away from the scene. Police are uncertain exactly what caused the accident or if alcohol or high speed were factors.
Type: Car Accident
People Involved: 
Frank David Romero
Highway 178

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