1 Killed and 2 Injured in Head-On Collision on Highway 58 near Broome Road in Tehachapi, Kern County
Tehachapi, California (June 7, 2021) – One person was killed in a car accident that left two other people seriously injured in Tehachapi, on Sunday night.
According to the California Highway Patrol, the accident happened on Highway 58 near Broome Road at about 11:15 p.m. June 6.
A CHP officer in Barstow was performing a traffic stop on a vehicle when the motorist failed to yield and attempted to run over the officer.
The vehicle then sped towards Tehachapi area while traveling the wrong way. The officer said the suspect struck an eastbound vehicle near Broome Road.
1 Killed in Highway 58 Crash near Broome Road in Tehachapi
A 62-year-old passenger in the eastbound vehicle was killed in the accident.
Both drivers sustained major injuries and were transported to local hospitals for treatment.
No additional information about the accident was provided.
The CHP is investigating the cause of the accident.
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