BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — UPDATE ( April 25th at 2:48)
CHP says SR-119 is now open in both directions after a reported traffic collision temporarily shut it down.
Earlier in the day, officials tweeted that a hit and run crash and vehicle versus pole collision caused the highway between Ashe Road and Gosford Road to close.
SR-119 now open in both directions. Drive safe.— CHP Bakersfield (@BakersfieldChp) April 25, 2019
According to Caltrans Central Valley District 6 a part of State Route 119 is temporarily closed due to a traffic collision.
Caltrans says the traffic collision has shutdown SR 119 between Ashe Road and Gosford Road.
CHP is on the scene and a detour is in place.
The roadways are not expected to be open until 11 a.m.