Kern County, CA- Man Killed And 3 Others Injured When Driver Got Sleepy And Crashed The Car That He Was Driving
A man was killed and 3 other people were injured when a driver became sleepy and the car that he was driving in Kern County, CA a few minutes before midnight on Friday, August 9, 2019. The crash reportedly happened near Buttonwillow, west of Bakersfield, CA. A 21-year old driver was reportedly driving his family southbound along I-5 when he became sleepy and fell asleep for a few moments, and, thus, crashed his car into the center divide, and, as such, flipped the car over. One of the occupants of the car, Javier Garduno, was killed in the crash. A 13-year old girl and a 49-year old woman sustained major injuries in the crash. They were also occupants of the said car. The 21-year old driver also sustained moderate injuries from the crash. The driver was reportedly wearing his seatbelt at the time of the crash. However, the 3 passengers of the said vehicle were reportedly not wearing seatbelts at the time of the crash. The 3 passengers were ejected out of the car during the crash.
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