Stolen car crashes and flips over in East Bakersfield, one critically injured

Posted at 10:45 AM, Jan 06, 2017
and last updated 2017-01-06 15:28:40-05

An East Bakersfield intersection was closed down Friday morning due to police activity in the area for a stolen vehicle involved in a traffic accident.

The vehicle was reported stolen around 9:30 a.m.

KCSO spotted a stolen car and began a short chase.

The stolen car crashed and flipped over near Haley Street and Pacific Street. A female adult was ejected and taken to Kern Medical in critical condition suffering from major injuries.

The male adult driver tried to run and was caught by deputies. He suffered minor injuries and was also taken to the hospital, according to KCSO.

Bakersfield Police and the Kern County Sheriff's Office shut down Flower and Haley Streets to investigate.