Vehicles collide on SR - 178 East on Monday

Vehicles collide on SR - 178 East on MondayBy LAURA Austin

News Review Staff Writer

On Monday, January 18, at approximately 6:10 AM, California Highway Patrol Mojave area officers and Kern County Fire Department Stations 73, 74 and 77 responded to a collision on State Route (SR) - 178, near Jacks Ranch Road.

A 2014 silver Ford Focus was traveling eastbound on SR-178 in the #2 lane behind a 1995 Peterbilt tractor trailer. The Ford Focus apparently rear ended the Peterbilt, causing massive front end damage to the Ford. The cause of the collision is still under investigation. No injuries were reported.

Laura Austin Photo: Emergency workers assist the driver of a silver Ford Focus at the scene of a traffic collision early Monday morning

Story First Published: 2022-01-21