Three suffer major injuries in head-on crash on Weedpatch Highway

Posted at 5:31 AM, Oct 14, 2016
and last updated 2016-10-17 10:27:34-04

UPDATE (10/17) -- The 18-year-old driver was arrested for this incident, according to CHP.


Three people have suffered major injuries after a head-on collision on Weedpatch Highway on Friday morning.

According to the California Highway Patrol, a 17- or 18-year-old girl may have been on her cell phone and drifted into oncoming traffic heading northbound, colliding with the other car at Hermosa Road. 

In all, three people suffered major injuries. All were transported to Kern Medical.