KERN COUNTY, CA (March 15, 2020) – 21-year-old Sebastian Alberto Martinez was killed and two others were injured in a head-on collision on Highway 33, just south of the Kings County line.
Around 9:40 p.m., Martinez was driving south on Highway 33, near Barker Road, when for unknown reasons he swerved into the northbound lanes and collided head-on with a GMC driven by 20-year-old Cole Roberts.
Martinez was killed in the crash. Roberts was pinned in his vehicle and was transported to the hospital once extricated by firefighters. The driver of a third vehicle that hit Martinez’s Toyota wreckage sustained minor injuries.
The cause of the fatal crash is still unclear.