On Thursday, October 6, 2016, a wrong-way driver caused a vehicle collision in central Bakersfield. The Kern County car crash occurred on 24th Street, during the afternoon hours.
Officers were in pursuit of an automobile that was driving the wrong direction on 24th Street. The automobile crashed into another vehicle near Beech Street.
After the collision, two men were reported to have fled the scene on foot.
No other information is known at this time.