BAKERSFIELD, CALIFORNIA (January 5, 2017) – At least 20 vehicles were involved in an accident on Highway 58 on Thursday, including two semi-trucks, according to a local news source. (map)
The accident happened on Thursday afternoon on Highway 58 near Towerline Road. 20 vehicles were involved in a collision including two big rigs, both of which ended up jackknifing.
At least one person was killed in the accident, and at least six others were hospitalized with varying degrees of injury. The accident remains under investigation at this time to determine cause and liability.
“Our firms prayers are with all parties involved in this devastating collision,” said an attorney from Lexton Law Firm.
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