Franklin County man charged with attempted murder in wrong-way crash

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Jeffrey Cota

A 53-year-old Franklin County man has been charged with attempted murder for a wrong-way crash in Bakersfield on Sunday.

Police say Jeffrey Cota intentionally crashed head on into a vehicle driven by a family member on Route 36, near Cross Road.

Route 36 was shut down for about four hours while fire and emergency crews responded. No details on injuries were avail;able.

Cota was jailed in Northwest Correctional Center for lack of $100,000 bail.

This is a developing story.

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