May 5, 2014- A semi truck crash took place in Kern County, Monday night. The accident happened on Highway 99 to the Highway 58 transition, in Bakersfield, at about 9:30 PM.
A tanker truck filled with fuel was traveling on southbound Highway 99. As the big rig was moving onto the eastbound on-ramp to Tehachapi, it crashed into another truck.
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The collision caused the tanker truck to flip onto its side and leak diesel fuel onto the freeway. The highways were blocked for several hours, while crews cleaned up the fuel and wreckage.
One of the big rig drivers sustained minor injuries and was taken to Kern Medical Center for treatment.