Two-vehicle accident on Hwy 58, east of Bakersfield

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - There was a two-vehicle accident east of Bakersfield late Thursday morning.

The incident occurred on the eastbound side of Highway 58, east of Tower Line Road. Highway 58 remained open.

A white van with a family and a white Dish Network pickup went off of the roadway, 100 feet off of the embankment. The van, carrying children, ended on its side.

Officials said the van was driving 40 mph up a hill when the pickup drove into the back of the van.

Emergency vehicles from Kern County Fire and CHP were on scene.

Four people sustained moderate injuries.

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