Honda Civic hits rear of pickup

Two people were injured in a traffic accident on Highway 33 just south of Taft Friday morning.

The accident occurred about 7:30 a.m.

A Honda Civic sedan collided with the rear of a full-size pickup about one mile south of Wood Street.

The victims, an adult male in the truck and adult female in the car, suffered moderate injuries and were taken by ambulance to a Bakersfield hospital for treatment.

Highway 33 was closed for a time and traffic was rerouted to Petroleum Club Road and Cadet Road.