BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - A woman fell asleep at the wheel and rear-ended a big rig on Northbound Highway 99 and Taft Highway early Saturday morning, according to the California Highway Patrol.
The accident happened at around 5:15 a.m. According to the CHP, the woman was driving a Ford F-150 pick-up truck when she crossed a center divider and said the truck was blocking the fast lane.
As of 5:33 a.m. the roads were clear.
Drugs or alcohol do not seem to be a cause in the accident, but the CHP will continue to investigate.
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