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Two injured in two-vehicle crash in Northwest Bakersfield

Posted at 9:31 AM, Jun 16, 2018
and last updated 2018-06-16 12:31:23-04

A man and woman are in the hospital following a two-vehicle crash in Northwest Bakersfield Friday evening.

Around 6:03 p.m., Bakersfield police officers responded to a traffic collision near the intersection of Hageman Road and Verdugo Lane.

Police said a silver SUV, driven by a man, was going eastbound in the westbound lanes of Hageman Road, when it collided with a white SUV, which was being driven by a woman.

Both drivers sustained moderate to major injuries and were transported to a local hospital. According to BPD, they are both stable.

The cause of the crash is still under investigation, though BPD says, it appears to have been cause by a wrong-way driver.  

Anyone with information on this crash is asked to call BPD at 327-7111.