Driver suffers major injuries after losing control on Highway 99, overturning vehicle onto Houghton Road: CHP

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UPDATE (May 30): CHP said the driver of the vehicle was traveling northbound on Highway 99 near Houghton Road when he lost control of the vehicle, went up an embankment and overturned. The vehicle landed on its roof on Houghton Road.

Alcohol or drugs were not believed to have been factors in the crash.


BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — At least one person has been seriously injured following a crash Wednesday night on Houghton Road south of Bakersfield.

According to CHP’s Traffic Incident Information Page, the collision was reported on Houghton Road just west of South Union Avenue just after 8:45 p.m.

A vehicle was found overturned on its roof. At least one person was taken to Kern Medical with major injuries, according to CHP.

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