Fatal Semi Truck Crash on Highway 166
On Monday, a 29-year-old man from Bakersfield was killed in a head-on collision involving a semi truck on Highway 166. The collision happened at about 3:15 a.m. near Cuyama. According to Santa Barbara’s Noozhawk, the two vehicles collided in the westbound lane of Highway 166. The semi-truck driver, 20 year old Alfonso Flores Moreno Jr., said that the pickup truck crossed over into his lane, and they struck head on.
Isaac Chavez, the driver of the pickup truck, died on the scene. Moreno suffered from minor injuries as a result of the crash. The roadway was closed for hours as crews investigated and cleared the scene. The team at Harris Personal Injury Lawyers, Inc. sends their deepest condolences to the family members and friends of Mr. Chavez.