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CHP responding to vehicle vs. mountainside in mouth of the canyon, infant in vehicle

Posted at 3:27 PM, Nov 24, 2018
and last updated 2018-11-24 18:29:06-05

CHP is responding to a vehicle versus mountainside crash just inside of the mouth of the Kern River Canyon. 

According to CHP, the crash occurred just east of the Kern River Powerhouse 1. An infant was in the vehicle at the time of the crash.

CHP is reporting minor injuries. The vehicle was initially blocking both lanes, however has since been pushed out of the roadway.

This is a developing story. We will update you as more information becomes available.