Bicycle Accident on Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard in Bakersfield

 Bicycle Accident on Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard in Bakersfield

Truck Hits Bicyclist on MLK Jr. Boulevard in Bakersfield

KERN COUNTY, Calif. (Jan. 26, 2024) — A semi-truck struck a bicycle rider Friday afternoon in an accident on South Martin Luther King Boulevard in Bakersfield.

The traffic accident occurred in the Nos. 1 and 2 northbound lanes of MLK Boulevard at around 12 p.m. on Jan. 26th at East Belle Terrace, according to the California Highway Patrol.

Paramedics responded and located the bicyclist with major injuries and transported the injured person to Kern County Medical Center. The age and gender of the victim was not released at this time.

It’s unknown if the semi-truck driver stopped or continued driver after the collision.

Meanwhile, investigators are working to determine fault for the bicycle accident on Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard.

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Source: CHP Incident: F0117

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