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Bakersfield police detective involved in downtown Bakersfield crash

Posted at 3:02 PM, Jul 11, 2018
and last updated 2018-07-11 18:02:44-04

A Bakersfield Police Department detective was involved in a crash in downtown Bakersfield on Wednesday.

The detective was driving a silver, unmarked BPD car southbound on F Street and was hit by a car heading westbound on 17th Street. The other car reportedly ran a red light.

The detective is part of the burglary unit and was sent to the hospital with minor injuries. The female driver of the other vehicle was uninjured.