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Bakersfield, CA: Miguel Irigoyen and Altagracia Gutierrez Killed, Several Injured in Interstate 5 Freeway Multi-car Pileup

Bakersfield, CA: Miguel Irigoyen and Altagracia Gutierrez Killed, Several Injured in Interstate 5 Freeway Multi-car Pileup

About 30 vehicles Collide on Interstate 5 Freeway near Bakersfield Killing Altagracia Gutierrez and Miguel Irigoyen and Injuring Several Others

Bakersfield, California (January 1, 2017) – According to a California Highway Patrol report, two people were killed Saturday morning following a multi-car pileup near Bakersfield.

The victims, identified as Miguel Irigoyen, 50, and Altagracia Gutierrez, 35, both from Manteca, were killed in the crash.

The pileup began at about 8:46 a.m. when two vehicles collided on the southbound Interstate 5 Freeway near State Route166 intersection, north of Highway 99 junction.

The two vehicles stopped on the roadway and soon after the initial crash a tractor-trailer heading the same direction crashed into them killing two people in one of the cars.

Several other vehicles were unable to stop in time and started collided triggering a chain-reaction of at least twelve other collisions.

As per the CHP report, a total of 30 vehicles were involved in the pileup including big rigs and recreational vehicles.

Reportedly, several other people were injured in the chain-reaction with at least one person suffering from major injuries.

The authorities shut down the southbound lanes of I-5 for the better part of the day until about 6:00 p.m.

The deadly incident remains under investigation.

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