Motorcyclist Killed in 5 Freeway Crash
DATE OF COLLISION: Saturday, March 16th
March 17, 2019 – A fatal motorcycle crash occurred Saturday afternoon on the Interstate 5 Freeway, according to the the ABC News.
The accident was reported at 4:29 p.m.
Motorcycle VS Semi Truck Accident in Bakersfield Saturday
Per article, a man riding a motorcycle collided with a semi truck on the southbound lanes of the interstate, south of Grapevine Road.
Responding medics rushed the motorcycle rider to a hospital due to the severity of his injuries sustained in the crash. A short time after the incident, the rider died. Authorities will release the name of the deceased once confirmed and next of kin have been notified.
Meanwhile, the operator of the truck appeared to be unharmed following the collision.
Investigators handling the case continue to work to determine precisely what happened here and why.
We offer our warmest of thoughts, our prayers, and condolences to the family members of the deceased as they search for peace and comfort.