Christian Valencia Arrested after Deadly Bakersfield Accident at White Lane and Hughes Lane

Christian Valencia
Christian Valencia Arrested after Deadly Bakersfield Accident at White Lane and Hughes Lane

Bakersfield, California (May 14, 2022) – Police arrested Christian Valencia,  25, of Arvin, after a deadly collision at an intersection in Bakersfield early Friday morning.

Police said Valencia had been spotted driving a BMW recklessly in the area of South H Street and Planz Road at around 12:26 a.m. on May 13.

Shortly after, the BMW collided with a Toyota Camry at the intersection of White Lane and Hughes Lane.

Christian Valencia Arrested after Fatal Bakersfield DUI Collision

The driver of the Camry was pronounced deceased at the scene. His name was not immediately released.

Valencia was taken to a hospital for treatment of moderate injuries.

He was later arrested on charges of DUI and vehicular manslaughter.

The Bakersfield Police Department is investigating the incident.

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