Pick-up truck driver loses control, collides into parked semi: BPD

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BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — DUI is being investigated as a possible cause after a driver collided into a parked semi truck and needed to be rescued Wednesday evening in South Bakersfield, according to police.

The collision was reported at 7:53 p.m. on South Union Avenue near South Chester Avenue. The driver of a Chevy pick-up truck lost control and collided into the parked semi truck.

The driver of the pick-up truck was pinned inside. A police department spokesperson said it took about one hour to pull the driver out of the truck. The cause of the crash was not immediately known, but DUI is a possible factor in the crash.

The pick-up truck driver was taken to a hospital with moderate injuries.

Anyone with information on the crash is asked to call Bakersfield police at 661-327-7111.

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