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Semi-truck collides into sedan southeast of Bakersfield Sunday

Posted at 6:52 PM, Dec 22, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-22 23:28:29-05

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — UPDATE: Roadway is now open.


CHP reporting major injuries after semi-truck collided with sedan southeast of Bakersfield


Multiple people were extricated from a vehicle that collided with a semi-truck southeast of Bakersfield shortly after 5 p.m. Sunday, according to the CHP traffic incident website.

The collision occurred near Herring and South Edison Roads, backing up traffic in both directions.

Multiple law enforcement and medical units are still on scene and traffic restrictions are enforced in the area.

The severity of injuries are unclear at the moment.

This is a developing story and we will post updates as information becomes available.