Two-Vehicle Crash on California Avenue near Wallace Street Hospitalized Two Police Officers

BAKERSFIELD, CA (August 3, 2023) – Late Thursday night, a two-vehicle crash on California Avenue injured two officers.

The collision happened on July 27th, at about 11:10 p.m. in the 300 block of East California Avenue.

According to reports, a Toyota Camry entered the eastbound lane from the south curb. There, the Camry collided with the police cruiser occupied by the two officers. The impact of the collision caused both vehicles to go over the raised median.

The first responders rushed the two police officers to a local hospital for treatment of minor injuries. They were released a short while later.

Meanwhile, the driver of the Camry did not sustain any injuries. The authorities eventually towed both vehicles from the site of the incident.

Investigators ruled out drugs and alcohol to be a factor in the two-vehicle crash. At this time, the BPD is asking anyone with additional information about the two-vehicle crash on California Avenue to contact them at 661-327-7111.

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