Car Crash on Highway 178 near Kern River Canyon Road [Bakersfield, CA]

Car Crash on Highway 178 near Kern River Canyon Road [Bakersfield, CA]

Car Crash on Highway 178 near Kern River Canyon Road [Bakersfield, CA]

Minor Injuries Reported after Two-Car Crash on Highway 178

BAKERSFIELD, CA (May 27, 2020) – Minor injuries were sustained in a two-car crash on Highway 178, Wednesday morning.
According to the California Highway Patrol, the incident happened at about 8:15 AM. Due to unknown circumstances, two vehicles collided near Kern River Canyon Road. As a result of the crash, one of the vehicles went down in the ravine but did not reach the water.
As per reports, one person sustained minor injuries in the crash. However, it is unknown whether or not the victim needed hospitalization.
Responding crews moved one of the wrecked vehicles that was blocking the road.
CHP continues to investigate the cause of the crash. Authorities will release additional information once it becomes available.
When behind the wheel, it is important to be mindful of other drivers. Don’t let external factors, including loud music, texting, or eating, distract you while driving. Know your surroundings on the road, and practice defensive driving anytime, anywhere.

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