4 Hospitalized after Fiery DUI Accident near Taft Highway
BAKERSFIELD, CA (September 22, 2022) – On Wednesday, 25-year-old Princedeep Joshan after a vehicle struck their home at Old River Road.
The incident happened at 12:30 a.m. at Old River Road and Taft Highway, per initial reports.
According to reports, a driver who officers suspected of driving under the influence slammed into the Joshan residence, causing the house to go up in flames.
County Fire Station 53 arrived and extinguished the fire and rescued all the occupants of the house.
Paramedics transported Princedeep with his wife Rajwinder Joshan, 25, father Balwinder Joshan, 61, and Rohundeep Joshan, a 21-month-old child to the hospital with moderate to major injuries.
Meanwhile, officers arrested the driver Madison Williams, 26, who sustained minor injuries, and booked him into the Kern County Jail on felony DUI charges.
At this time, authorities are still investigating the crash for additional details. More information will be provided as soon as it is available.
Thinking, reasoning, and muscle coordination are essential in operating a vehicle safely. However, these are impaired when alcohol, certain medications, or illegal drugs are in the body. Never drive while impaired, as the consequences can be devastating for you and others. When buzzed or drunk, requesting an Uber, Lyft, or a taxi is best.
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