Bakersfield Police officials reported a multiple vehicle crash that occurred on Truxtun Ave and Empire Dr. at around 10:26 am, Friday morning.
Avoid Truxton Ave EAST right now near Empire Drive. Bad crash involving BPD officer, two other cars. @23ABCNews
— Tim Calahan (@TimCalahan23ABC) January 15, 2016
BPD officials say that no one was injured.
Officials added that a patrol vehicle stopped to assist a disabled vehicle with hazard lights on when it was hit from behind.
A BPD official says distracted driving is suspected.
Traffic around Truxtun Ave. and Empire Dr was backed up for a time but the scene was clear before noontime.