Afternoon Crash Involving Motorcycle on Highway 178 in Bakersfield Ends in Fatality
BAKERSFIELD, CA (June 22, 2019) – At least one person was killed following a traffic collision Saturday afternoon in Bakersfield.
The collision happened around 3:43 p.m. on Highway 178 at Democrat Road.
According to an initial log, a Chrysler PT Cruiser and possible two motorcycles were involved. The Kern County coroner was dispatched to the scene and confirmed at least one fatality as a result of the accident.
CHP officials closed the west entrance of the canyon. Both lanes of the highway were re-opened at 6:43 p.m.
The identity of the victim was not immediately available. The precise circumstances that led to the fatal accident also remain unclear at this time.
Investigation is still ongoing.
In light of this unfortunate news, we would like to share our thoughts of support and condolences to the family and friends of the victim.
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