Bakersfield, CA (October 6, 2023) – One person is dead after a crash on Union Avenue Thursday morning that impacted traffic in the area for several hours.
Officers said a blue pickup truck was traveling northbound on Union Avenue when it collided with a dump truck at the intersection of East California and Union Avenues just after 10:00 a.m.
The impact of the crash caused the dump truck to overturn and collide with two other vehicles, BPD said.
Emergency crews arrived at the scene but pronounced one of the drivers dead. EMTs assessed the other victims for injuries, though their current conditions are unknown.
An inquiry into the cause of the collision is being handled by the Bakersfield PD in the meantime.
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