Kern County deputy crashes in north Bakersfield

Authorities are on scene after a Kern County deputy crashed at Snow Road and Dole Court in Bakersfield, Calif., Nov. 16, 2017. (KBAK/KBFX photo)

A Kern County deputy crashed with another vehicle Thursday in north Bakersfield.

A Sheriff's Office commander said the deputy was westbound on Snow Road at Dole Court when a vehicle stopped in front of him, and the collision took place.

The California Highway Patrol is handling the crash investigation.

The commander said both the deputy and driver of the other car complained of pain but weren't injured enough to need immediate medical care.

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