Two injured, one arrested in suspected DUI crash in southeast Bakersfield

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BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) –  Two people were sent to the hospital after a suspected DUI crash Tuesday night in southeast Bakersfield. The crash happened at the intersection of Union Avenue and Brundage Lane just before 7 p.m. Tuesday. 

The Bakersfield Police Department said Kenneth Johnson was driving his truck down the street when he crashed into a white Chevrolet Camaro. The impact of the crash sent the Camaro slamming into a third car. 

The driver of the Camaro was taken to a nearby hospital with moderate injuries. The person in the third car was not hurt according to BPD. 

Johnson was also taken to a local hospital for treatment before being arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence. 

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