Two-Vehicle Crash near Kent Drive and Oswell Street [Bakersfield, CA]
Major Injuries Sustained in Bakersfield Crash near Kent Drive
BAKERSFIELD, CA (January 17, 2020) — At least one person sustained injuries in a two-vehicle crash near Kent Drive and Oswell Street Wednesday afternoon.
The authorities described the incident as a major injury traffic collision. It happened at approximately 3:00 p.m. near Compton Jr. High.
Emergency crews had to extricate one person pinned in a vehicle. At least one person reportedly had a broken leg.
The wreckage blocked part of the roadway. Crews worked to clear the scene.
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