Christopher Renee Avina, 26, Killed After Motorcycles Crashes Into Semi on 5 Freeway
DATE OF COLLISION: Saturday, March 16th
March 18, 2019 – 26-year-old Christopher Renee Avina, of North Hills, has been identified as the motorcyclist killed over the weekend in a traffic collision on the Interstate 5 Freeway.
At approximately 3 p.m. on Saturday, Avina was riding a motorcycle heading south on the interstate. When the Avina approached the crossing at Grapevine Road, he accidentally crashed into the rear of a southbound semi truck.
Deadly Motorcycle Accident in Bakersfield Saturday, March 16
According to KGET News, the impact resulted in life-threatening injuries to Avina, who was reportedly airlifted to a local hospital. The patient was sadly pronounced dead on arrival.
The operator of the truck involved was unharmed in the accident.
At this time, investigators handling the case continue to work to determine exactly 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.