BAKERSFIELD - An man was injured in a rollover accident Thursday morning.
Bakersfield police officers were dispatched to a traffic collision involving a rollover at the intersection of Brundage Lane and Oleander Avenue at about 7:11 a.m.
When officers arrived they found a 2011 Nissan pickup rolled over at rest on its passenger side.
The 72-year-old driver of the vehicle was temporarily pinned inside until he was removed by Bakersfield fire personnel.
Investigation revealed that the driver of the Nissan ran a red light as he was traveling northbound through the intersection of Brundage Lane and Oleander Avenue, according to BPD spokesman Sgt. Joe Grubbs.
The Nissan was struck by a Ford F-450 work truck towing an empty cement trailer that was traveling eastbound through the intersection. The Ford was being operated by a 24 year old male, Sgt. Grubbs said.
The driver of the Nissan suffered minor injuries and was transported to an area hospital for treatment. The driver of the Ford was uninjured. Both vehicles had to be towed from the scene.
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