1 Airlifted after Bakersfield Car Accident on Highway 43 near 5 Freeway
Bakersfield, California (January 4, 2019) – A person was seriously injured Thursday afternoon in a traffic accident in Bakersfield, according to a report by the California Highway Patrol.
The wreck occurred at around 2:35 p.m. Thursday, January 2 on Highway 43, just north of 5 Freeway and involved two vehicles.
As per the CHP report, a white van collided with another vehicle of unspecified type and built on Highway 43.
Firefighters along with the paramedics responded to the scene and extricated one person who was trapped inside one of the vehicles.
One patient was airlifted to a hospital with major injuries. The name and condition of the victim at this were not immediately disclosed.
The accident remains under investigation.