An accident on Highway 58 near Highway 223 was reported around 1:15 p.m., causing eastbound Highway 58 to be closed at Towerline Road.
At least one person is dead, CHP confirmed.
The accident involved a semi-truck. Heavy fog was reported in the area.
23ABC will bring you updates as we learn more information.
KERN COUNTY: Eastbound SR 58 and Eastbound SR 223 both CLOSED at Tower Line Road due to multi-vehicle collision. No ETO at this time. pic.twitter.com/tGcbpOcPN0
— Caltrans District 6 (@caltransdist6) January 5, 2017