According to the Kern County Fire Department, a multi-vehicle accident occurred in Keene on Tuesday.
The crash happened on Highway 58, east of Keene at around 1:30 a.m.
The officials stated that three semi-trailer trucks were involved in the collision injuring 2 people.
According to the firefighters, the cab of one of the trucks crashed into the trailer of another truck.
Two people suffered life-threatening injuries and were rushed to the hospital. The identity of the victim was not revealed by the Kern County Department.
The officials are investigating whether drugs, alcohol, distracted driving, or speed played a factor in the crash.
No additional information regarding the crash was provided by the Deputies.
September 22, 2022.
Source: Bakersfield Now.