Car collides with oilfield truck

One person was killed Wednesday afternoon in a collision on Highway 33 south of Derby Acres.

A passenger vehicle collided with a hydrocrane, killing the driver of the car instantly.

The driver of the truck apparently escaped serious injury but was taken by ambulance, Kern County firefighters said.

The crash occurred at 3:43 p.m. in front of the entrance to the Aera North Midway offices.

Check Taftmidwaydriller.com for updates as more information becomes available.