On Wednesday, August 26th, at 2.40 p.m., CHP reported that a car accident occurred on Norris Road, Bakersfield, California. A Mini Cooper crashed onto a Nissan pickup truck while making a left turn towards California street.
Both unidentified drivers were injured and brought to the hospital for further examinations. It was known that the Mini Cooper driver possibly suffered from a fractured arm, though no further information was received regarding the extent of the truck driver’s injuries except for the pain complaints.
Due to this accident, Norris Road’s eastbound lanes will be closed until the investigation by authorities is completed.
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