Bakersfield, CA – Serious Injuries in Two-Car Crash on I-5 NB Near Fort Tejon
Bakersfield, CA (December 18, 2023) – A serious traffic collision on northbound I-5, between a Kia and an Amtrak bus resulted in one individual being airlifted with major injuries. The California Highway Patrol (CHP) reported the crash at around 6:53 a.m., pinpointing the location between Frontage Road and a fence along northbound I-5, just north of Fort Tejon. The impact of the collision caused the Kia to overturn, leading to at least one person being airlifted from the scene with severe injuries. The CHP is actively investigating the incident to determine the root cause of the crash.
Our thoughts are with the victim, and we hope for a swift recovery.