Kern County fire officials said two people were taken to an area hospital after the driver of a vehicle jumped the median and slammed head-on with another car.
The crash happened at about 7:45 p.m. Tuesday.
Bakersfield police officials said a Black VW was traveling west on East California Avenue, when the driver crossed the center median and slammed into a silver Honda sedan head-on.
Both drivers were taken to a local hospital with moderate injuries.
Bakersfield Police to add 15 new employees
Bakersfield City Council voted to approve a plan that will add more than a dozen new positions to the Bakersfield Police Department.
Partial solar eclipse to take place Thursday
The heavens will align as the Moon comes between the Sun and Earth to put on a dramatic show in the sky.
City leaders discuss BPD and memorial bricks
Bakersfield City leaders will weigh in on a plan to save those fading bricks in front of Rabobank Arena during Wednesday night's council meeting.
Officials searching for sexual assault suspect
A 50-year-old Oildale woman was sexually assaulted after an unknown assailant forced entry to her home in the 200 block of Decatur Avenue.