BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) – A crash involving multiple vehicles Monday snarled southbound traffic on Highway 99 near Houghton Road south of Bakersfield.
The California Highway Patrol reported blowing dust and low visibility from a cold front moving through the area.
A CHP officer said there were 17 vehicles involved in the crash. Five minor injuries were reported.
Traffic is moving slowly through the area but should be cleared up soon, according to the CHP.