Bakersfield Traffic Crash on Northbound 5 Freeway
BAKERSFIELD, CA (November 19, 2020) – Tuesday night, an accident on northbound 5 Freeway on the Grapevine No. 2 turn led to injuries.
According to the CHP Traffic Incident Page, a Honda Civic driver fell asleep and collided with a semi-trailer. As a result, minor injuries were reported.
The incident led to the closure of the right two lanes. However, the lanes have since reopened. Moreover, the CHP advised drivers in the area to be cautious despite the reopening.
Furthermore, the authorities confirmed that lanes are open by 10:26 p.m.
Due to the limited information, the crash remains under active investigation.
The perverse actions of a reckless driver can increase the likelihood of traffic collisions. If you are a driver, pay close attention to those around you. Always keep a considerable distance from others just in case harm is near.
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