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1 lane reopen after crash on WB58 at Fairfax Rd.

Posted at 10:41 AM, Dec 17, 2015
and last updated 2015-12-17 18:58:13-05

CHP officials received reports at around 10:18 am Thursday of a multiple vehicle crash on WB SR58 at Fairfax Rd.

As of 3:20 p.m. one lane was reopened.

 

Our Lesley Marin 23ABC is at the scene on SR58 at Fairfax Rd. after a multiple vehicle crash occurred in the area. Highway 58 is shut down.STORY: http://bit.ly/1NzWrqE

Posted by 23ABC Bakersfield on Thursday, December 17, 2015

 

According to CHP traffic's website, There are reports of major injuries.

Officials said the crash started when a CalTrans vehicle was sweeping shoulder in the fast lane when the red vehicle hit  and then hitting the Jeep.

 

Traffic was said to be backed up for miles and other drivers are being diverted off of Fairfax Rd. 

There is no time yet when the rest of WB SR58 at Fairfax will reopen. Officials are urging everyone to use Edison Hwy as an alternate route. As of 2:30 officials extended the closure to Edison Rd.

 

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