Car, Semi-Truck Crash on Highway 43
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (Dec. 28, 2023) — Two drivers were injured in a head-on crash on Highway 43 between Sullivan Road and Kratzmeyer Road in Bakersfield.
The drivers of a car and semi-truck collided at around 1:55 a.m. on Thursday, Dec. 28th, according to Bakersfield Now.
Police say a 41-year-old woman driving the car reportedly veered into oncoming southbound traffic and crashed head-on into the semi-truck driver. The semi-truck overturned and dumped its load onto the street.
Paramedics responded and located the woman suffering from severe injuries. She was transported to a hospital for further treatment. The truck driver was treated at the hospital for minor injuries from the crash.
Police closed down Highway 43 between Sullivan Road and Kratzmeyer Road to investigate what happened.
Meanwhile, the CHP is heading up an investigation into the crash.
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