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Crash in Kern River Canyon alongside Highway 178

Posted at 12:14 PM, Feb 10, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-10 15:14:26-05

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — The California Highway Patrol responded to a crash in the Kern River Cayon alongside Highway 178 on Sunday morning.

CHP says the driver was driving westbound on Highway 178 when the car hit a boulder on the shoulder. CHP says the driver then lost control and went over the side. The driver has no injuries.

CHP has blocked the eastbound lane and is directing traffic