Carrie Lopez Killed in Bakersfield Car Accident at Calloway Drive and Tumwater Avenue
Bakersfield, California (April 8, 2021) – Carrie Cuca Lopez, 43, of Bakersfield, has been identified as the woman who was killed in an alleged DUI car crash that happened on Tuesday night in northwest Bakersfield.
The fatal collision was reported at around 11:58 p.m. April 6, at the intersection of Calloway Drive and Tumwater Avenue, police said.
Lopez was driving an SUV northbound on Calloway Drive when her car was struck by another vehicle.
The paramedics responded to the crash and rushed Lopez to a local hospital with severe injuries. Sadly she later succumbed to her injuries while undergoing treatment.
The second driver suffered minor injuries and was taken to the hospital for treatment.
The police said intoxication and speed appeared to have been a factor in the crash.
An investigation into the accident is underway.