CHP officer crashes patrol car en route to call

CHP officer crashes patrol car en route to call »Play Video
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) — A California Highway Patrol officer crashed his patrol car Friday morning on the southern edge of Bakersfield.

The officer rolled the car around 3:40 a.m. on Taft Highway just east of South H Street. He suffered minor injuries, the CHP said.

The officer's name hasn't been released to the public.

The officer was responding to a call for backup, and the CHP believes speed may have been a factor in the crash.