One dead, three injured after crash on Highway 65

Posted at 5:30 PM, Apr 26, 2017
and last updated 2017-04-28 20:09:35-04

UPDATE (April 28, 2017 5:05 p.m.): The person who died in an accident on Highway 65 was 68-year-old Hassan Ahmed Abdulla, according to the Coroner's Office.

The cause of death was blunt injuries and the manner was accident.


The California Highway Patrol is reporting that one person is dead and three others are injured after a two vehicle crash north of Bakersfield Wednesday afternoon.

The head-on collision happened near the intersection of Highway 65 and Lerdo Highway. CHP is also reporting that one of the vehicles is on fire and that people may still be pinned inside the cars.

Traffic is being affected in the area, and Highway 65 will be closed down for an unknown duration.

This story is developing, check back for updates.