BAKERSFIELD, CALIFORNIA (March 13, 2017) – Abel Valenzuela has been identified as the man killed in an accident on 24th Street near Alder Street on Monday, according to a local news source. (map)
68 year old Abel Valenzuela was traveling as a patient inside a Tri-County Medical transport van. The medical van reportedly rear ended a semi-truck carrying electrical poles. The impact caused the poles to be impaled through the van.
Abel Valenzuela was tragically declared dead at the scene as a result of his injuries. Two people inside the medical transport van suffered injuries and were transported to a hospital. The semi truck driver was uninjured. The accident remains under investigation at this time.
“Sadly, there are no words that can comfort all the family members and friends of Abel Valenzuela affected by this tragic accident,” said the attorneys from Lexton Law Firm. “Our thoughts and prayers are with all those involved.”
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