Bakersfield Police Department Officer Hospitalized after Truck Accident at Airport Drive and State Road in Oildale
Oildale, California (January 7, 2020) – An officer from the Bakersfield Police Department was injured Monday morning in a traffic accident in the area of Airport Drive and State Road in Oildale, according to a local news source.
The crash took place just after 11:30 a.m. Monday, January 6 at the intersection of Airport Drive and State Road.
As per the report, a truck was traveling westbound on State Road when the driver allegedly ran a red light and crashed into a Bakersfield Police Department cruiser that was heading northbound on Airport Drive.
The officer was transported to a nearby hospital with minor to moderate injuries. The name and condition of the patient at this time were not immediately disclosed.
The driver of the truck stopped at the scene and cooperated with the investigators.
No other details about the crash were given.
An investigation into the accident is ongoing.