One Injured after Rollover Crash on Interstate 5 [Bakersfield, CA]
Semi-Truck Crash Near 7th Standard Road Resulted in Major Injuries
BAKERSFIELD, CA (August 23, 2023) – Monday evening, a rollover crash on Interstate 5 left a semi-truck driver seriously injured.
Reports of the incident arrived around 9:27 p.m. along the northbound lanes of I-5, just south of 7th Standard Road.
Based on the report, a semi-trailer rolled over and ended up on its side for unknown reasons. At this time, it remains unclear if there are other vehicles involved in the collision.
Responding medical personnel transported the truck driver to a hospital for treatment of significant injuries.
In the end, authorities closed one lane of Interstate 5 as crews cleared the scene. No further details regarding the rollover crash have been released to the public.
The Bakersfield Officials will provide more information once available.
Because of their sheer size, large vehicles, like semi-trucks and trailers, increase the risk of a rollover crash. So, If you’re driving one, always be mindful of your vehicle’s large height and weight. Maintain your travel lane and follow the speed limit. Also, adjust accordingly to give way for lane changes and other vehicles.
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