Karla Mendoza, 21, and Emiliano Mendoza, 5, killed, and two people injured in two-vehicle rollover crash on State Route 99 in Bakersfield, California

Modified Date: 
Wed, 11/29/2017 - 9:33am
Accident Date: 
Saturday, November 25, 2017

updated Car crash on 99, 1 child dead

Officials say a Jeep was rear-ended by a truck and rolled on the highway ejecting two children out of the vehicle. That Jeep then caught on fire, and good samaritans had pulled one of the two adult occupants from the vehicle.

Five-year-old boy killed in suspected DUI crash

Mejia was allegedly driving drunk and was later arrested. He is facing drunk driving charges. His bail is set at $130,000 and is due in court this Tuesday.   

Double fatal claims mother and son on Highway 99 over Thanksgiving weekend

 A GoFundMe account has been set up for the family to help pay medical bills and for final resting places for the mother and 5-year-old.


Type: Car Accident
People Involved: 
Juan Rodriguez Garcia
Daniel Mejia
Karla Mendoza
Zoey Mendoza
Emiliano Mendoza
State Route 99

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