On Saturday, December 5, 2015, a vehicle accident on Highway 178 leaves one victim injured. The Kern County car collision happened in the canyon, in the evening hours.
The California Highway Patrol have reported that one automobile involved in the crash went off the highway, and into the Kern River Canyon. The vehicle fell about 50 feet off Hwy 178.
Three people were rescued, and at least one person suffered moderate injuries.
No other information is available at this time.