BPD: Police arrest suspect from late night chase and crash at California and Union intersection

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - Police closed down Union and California Avenues early Sunday morning, while they investigated the scene of a car crash that began with a chase through Downtown Bakersfield, officials said.

They say the suspect, 38-year-old Rafael Fernandez of Arvin, crashed into three other vehicles at Union and California, and injured three people, who were taken to a local hospital. 

Fernandez attempted to flee the scene, but was caught and arrested.

23ABC will continue to update you on this story as we find out more details. 


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