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Suspected DUI driver causes car to plunge from Stockdale overpass

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Posted at 10:29 AM, Apr 04, 2022
and last updated 2022-04-04 13:32:29-04

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KERO) — A hit and run on the Stockdale overpass left a driver seriously injured.

According to California Highway Patrol, the suspect who caused the crash was a DUI driver.

The crash caused a car to fall off the Stockdale overpass, landing in the lanes on I-5. That's when the suspect drove away.

Officers are still searching for the driver and say the vehicle is described as a brown SUV with major front-end damage.

Anyone who sees it is asked to call CHP at (661) 396-6600.