Minor injuries in head-on collision

Minor injuries in head-on collisionLaura Austin Photo: Thursday afternoon at about 2:55 p.m., Kern County Fire Department, Ridgecrest Police and Liberty Ambulance were dispatched to a report of a head-on collision on S. China Lake Blvd. Witnesses reported seeing a red Nissan Kicks driving northbound, north of W. Dolphin Ave. swerving in the roadway. The vehicle swerved into oncoming traffic and struck a silver Kia Optima. The driver of the Silver Kia was transported by Liberty Ambulance to Ridgecrest Regional Hospital with minor injuries. The accident was one of five collisions that occurred in Ridgecrest within the week of February 13 - 18.

Story First Published: 2022-02-25