Hit-and-Run Driver Kills One
An allegedly drunk hit-and-run driver heading the wrong way on the Interstate 5 crashed twice around 2:30 a.m, Sunday, killing a Bakersfield man and injuring himself and three others...
Highway patrol officers arrested Ruben Rodriguez, 21 of West Hills, on charges of second degree murder. Rodriguez was allegedly drunk and driving southbound in the northbound lanes when he hit a first car, causing minor injuries to Kristopher Olin, 32, of Valencia. Rodriguez reportedly fled the scene of that crash, and four minutes later, as he neared Calgrove Boulevard, slammed into another car, killing its driver, Sato Shinsuke, 25, of Bakersfield. Shinsuke's passengers, Tetsuya Nakayama and Eiji Okuda, both of Bakersfield, sustained moderate severe injuries.
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