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Kern County Head-on Car Accident on Highway 178, in Kern River Canyon

May 27, 2015- A head-on crash left three hurt in Kern County, on Wednesday.  The vehicle collision occurred northeast of Bakersfield, on Highway 178, at about 4:17 PM.

The car accident which happened in the Kern River Canyon area, took place when Brian Duke was driving west on the highway.  The vehicle left the westbound lane and veered into oncoming traffic.  The automobile crashed head-on into a pickup truck that was eastbound.

Duke, and two occupants in the pickup; William Diaz, 69, and Linda Diaz, 72, all suffered serious injuries.  They were taken to Kern Medical Center, in Bakersfield for treatment.

 Please call if you would like us to investigate this accident. The event data recorders with the airbag modules may have recorded the vehicle speeds. And we can look into whether there was a malfunction in the vehicle.

Our firm is located in Visalia on Caldwell Ave., north of Kern County. Attorney John Rozier. 559-713-0159 or contact us online