A person is dead after a fatal accident on the 58 EAST at Mt Vernon in Bakersfield.
Reports of the crash came in to CHP shortly after 8am. Witnesses said a car rolled over and was on fire. Another person told dispatchers that there were more than one person in the car and they were trapped.
When CHP got on scene, they determined one person was dead.
Caltrans brought out a sign truck and is performing repair on the guardrail.
58 WEST traffic is moving well near Mt Vernon, so it appears the investigation is complete.
Published at 9:40pm (3-1-2012)
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