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Adult, two teens in custody following police chase on Hwy. 99 that ended in a crash

Bypass lane on 99 closed due to police activity and a crash on Northbound 99
Posted at 2:55 PM, Jan 21, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-21 18:58:16-05

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KERO) — (UPDATE 4 PM): The Northbound 99 bypass lane is now open, according to Caltrans.


(UPDATE 3 PM): Three people, including two teens, were taken into custody after a police chase that ended in a crash on Highway 99, according to the Bakersfield Police Department.

BPD said around 2 p.m., officers tried to stop a vehicle for a code violation in the area of Potomac Avenue and S. King Street. The vehicle fled and a chase ensued.

The chase moved to Northbound Hwy. 99 where it ended in a non-injury crash.

BPD said one adult and two teens were taken into custody.

Three loaded firearms were also recovered.

This investigation is ongoing.


The bypass lane on Highway 99 is closed due to police activity and a crash on Northbound 99, according to Caltrans.

The is no estimated time of reopening at this time.

This is a developing story.