Vehicle submerged in Canal at Herring Road and Highway 99

Posted at 8:52 AM, Jul 30, 2017
and last updated 2017-07-30 13:00:25-04

The California Highway Patrol and the Kern County Fire Department responded to the canal near Highway 99 and Herring Road Sunday morning for a car that was submerged in the water. 

CHP responded around 6:30 a.m. and found a black vehicle almost fully submerged in the water. 

Officials checked the vehicle and determined there was no one inside. 

Crews called off the search around 7:30 a.m. 

Officials said they believe whoever was in the vehicle was able to get out on their own.