November 13, 2014- A 9-car pileup was reported by the CHP in Kern County on Thursday. The multiple vehicle collision occurred in Bakersfield, on Highway 58, at about 8 AM.
The California Highway Patrol said that at least one of the vehicles involved in the crash caught fire. The incident blocked the fast lane of the freeway, east of Union Avenue. The median was also blocked. Traffic was slowed until the accident could be investigated and the wreckage cleared.