Coroner identifies Bakersfield man killed in 24th Street crash

Coroner identifies Bakersfield man killed in 24th Street crash

The Kern County Coroner’s office has identified a man killed in a Monday morning 24th Street crash as Abel Valenzuela, 68, of Bakersfield.

Valenzuela was a patient being driven in a medical van that struck a semi-truck’s trailer that was heading eastbound on 24th Street. The Bakersfield Police Department said the semi truck was attempting to make a northbound turn onto Alder Street when the medical transport van, which according to media reports was operated by Tri County Medical Transport, struck the truck. Valenzuela died at the scene, according to police.

The driver and front seat passenger of the transport van both sustained non-life threatening injures. Both were taken to a local hospital for treatment. The driver of the semi-truck was uninjured.

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