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Police: Driver drunk in Westside Parkway off-ramp crash

Police: Driver drunk in Westside Parkway off-ramp crash »Play Video

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) — Police are blaming drunk driving for a crash overnight on a Westside Parkway off-ramp.

Julio Cesar Chavez, 32, "failed to negotiate a curve in the off-ramp to Truxtun Avenue," police said in a news release. His car rolled several times off the roadway.

Chavez and a passenger were taken to Kern Medical Center with injuries that weren't considered life-threatening.

Police said the crash remains under investigation.