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CHP: Semi-truck crash causes diesel spill on roadway on eastbound 58, near Bear Mountain Blvd.

Crash causes diesel spill
Posted at 7:01 AM, Mar 30, 2021
and last updated 2021-03-30 10:01:52-04

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — A semi-truck crash has caused a diesel spill on the roadway on eastbound 58, near Bear Mountain Boulevard, according to the California Highway Patrol.

The collision happened around 5:30 a.m. on Tuesday.

According to CHP, the driver may have started falling asleep at the wheel, before his truck veered off and hit an abandoned vehicle.

CHP says the crash has caused a diesel spill and Environmental Health is en route for clean up.

This is a developing story and we will continue to bring you updates as we learn more information.