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Car accident, grass fire cause delays on NB 204

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Posted at 1:45 PM, Jul 25, 2016
and last updated 2016-07-25 16:46:35-04

A car accident and subsequent grass fire are causing delays on northbound 204 near Airport Drive.

CHP is reporting that a car went off the roadway near the northbound 204 off ramp to Airport Drive and caught on fire. No word on injuries.

The car fire then led to a small grass fire just off the highway. Fire officials responded.

The northbound 204 is shut down at F Street, affecting drivers who are heading north from downtown Bakersfield.

Officials also believe that a suspected DUI driver could be to blame for the accident.

This story is developing.