3 dead, 2 seriously injured in Taft Highway rollover crash


Three people are dead and two people were seriously injured following a single-vehicle rollover crash on Taft Highway Tuesday night.

CHP officers were called for a rollover crash on Taft Highway near Erro Ranch Road at around 10:45 p.m.

Officials said two people were ejected and killed and another died at the scene. CHP Sgt. Khalid Rashid said the victims were two females and one male.

Two people  in the car — one female and one male — were taken to Kern Medical with major injuries.

It is unknown if alcohol or drugs were a factor in the crash and CHP continues its investigation into the cause of the crash.

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