Police Officer Injured in California City Crash on Neuralia Road
Kern County, California (May 27, 2021) – A California City police officer was injured in a collision involving a wrong-way driver in Kern County on Tuesday night, May 26.
According to the California City Police Department, the accident happened at about 8:59 p.m. on Neuralia Road.
A vehicle was traveling east in the westbound lane when it collided with a police patrol car that was transporting a suspect to the Kern County Jail in Bakersfield.
The police officer and the suspect he was transporting were transported to an area hospital for treatment.
The wrong-way driver, 27-year-old Stephen Johnson, was arrested and taken to Kern County Jail.
The California Highway Patrol is investigating the cause of the accident.
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