1 Hospitalized After Bakersfield Crash on State Route 65 near Merle Haggard Drive

Bakersfield Crash
1 Seriously Injured in Crash Involving Tow Truck on SR-65 in Bakersfield

Bakersfield, California (May 8, 2023) – One person was seriously injured in a traffic collision involving a tow truck that took place Sunday night in Bakersfield.

The California Highway Patrol said the wreck occurred at around 11:31 p.m. on southbound State Route 65, just north of Merle Haggard Drive.

The driver of a Lewis Towing flatbed truck called authorities reporting that another car had crashed into the truck.

Emergency personnel rushed to the scene and found a male party with a compound leg fracture. The victim was hospitalized in an unknown condition.

Police did not immediately determine the cause of the accident.

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