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Highway 178 back open following semi-truck accident

Canyon Closed
Posted at 10:56 AM, Apr 20, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-21 00:08:15-04

The California Highway Patrol confirmed that Highway 178 is back open after an hours-long closure following a semi-truck accident.

According to CalTrans, Highway 178 was closed through Kern Canyon around 2 p.m. Monday due to a semi-truck accident. CHP however confirmed the incident is clear and the highway is back open in both directions.