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Gas Tanker Involved in Multi-Car Crash on Highway 58, in Bakersfield

May 14, 2015- A multiple vehicle accident occurred in Bakersfield, on Thursday.  The semi truck collision happened on Highway 58, at around 4:46 PM.

The crash took place on the westbound freeway, near the transition to northbound Highway 99.  At least three cars; a Hyundai Sonata, a Toyota Corolla, and a gasoline tanker truck were involved.

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Six people were injured in the incident, with minor to moderate injuries.

The CHP have reported that the accident was, in part, caused by the slick road conditions on the highway caused by the rain.

No other information is known at this time.

Issues still remaining to be investigated include determining the speed of the big rig, whether road conditions contributed to this accident, and whether the facts of this accident as reported are accurate.  If you would like these issues investigated further then please call Attorney John Rozier at 559-713-0159.