Ramon Arreola Identified as Passenger Killed in Shafter Traffic Crash on Monday Afternoon


Ramon Arreola Fatal Shafter Car Accident at Orange Street and Poplar Avenue 

Ramon Arreola Identified as Passenger Killed in Shafter Traffic Crash on Monday Afternoon

Shafter, California – The passenger who died alongside the driver following a Shafter car crash that occurred on Monday afternoon has been identified by the Kern County Sheriff’s Office as Ramon Suastegui Arreola, 27, of Bakersfield.

The California Highway Patrol said a Chevy Impala was traveling at an alleged high rate of speed westbound on Orange Street when it failed to stop for a red light at the intersection of Poplar Avenue.

The Chevy crashed into the side of an Infiniti sedan traveling south on Poplar Avenue. The accident happened at around 4:00 p.m. October 5.

The driver of the Infiniti, Juan Gabriel Luna Carranza, 27, of Bakersfield, and Arreola, who was one of his passengers, died in the crash. A 24-year-old passenger in the vehicle suffered major injuries and was transported to Kern Medical.

The driver of the Impala also sustained major injuries and was taken to a hospital, where she was later pronounced deceased. A 24-year-old passenger in that vehicle suffered major injuries and was taken to hospital.

No further details were released. The California Highway Patrol is investigating the incident.

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