BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - UPDATE 6:55 A.M. : According to PG&E, the power outage is now impacting 138 customers. PG&E confirms a car accident caused the outage.
According to Bakersfield Police, an accident on Planz Road and Sandra Drive caused the outage. Officials say a car hit a power pole causing the outage. BPD says injuries are moderate.
5:30 A.M. : There is a power outage in South Bakersfield impacting 2,316 customers.
There is a power outage in South Bakersfield impacting 3,357 customers.
The cause is unknown right now and a PG&E is assessing the outage.
Stick with 23ABC for the latest updates.
The American Society of Engineers gave Kern County's infrastructure an overall 'C' during their 2018 Report Card of Kern County.
Cal State Bakersfield has surpassed their expected service goals during their first year open.
Local military member celebrated the U.S. Air Force's 71st birthday with a special breakfast.
The Kern Regional Crime Laboratory has received a new technology that could help reveal previously unknown case links.