Man run over by garbage truck twice
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - UPDATE (July 6, 2:00 p.m.): The Coroner has identified the bicyclist killed as 64-year-old Michael Yunk of Bakersfield.
A man was rushed to the hospital on Wednesday morning after being hit by a garbage truck twice in east Bakersfield.
Bakersfield Police say the man was in an alley while riding a bicycle on Jefferson Street near Union and Bernard.
The man then reportedly fell over after he hit something and was run over by the truck.
Police say the truck then accidentally backed over him, hitting him a second time. The man was taken to the hospital with major injuries.
The body of a man found beneath an overpass in central Bakersfield on Friday has been identified by the Coroner's Office.
The Arvin Police Department is investigating a homicide after officers found a body Sunday morning.
The City of Bakersfield wants residents to be aware of changes to the trash collection schedule this week due to the Thanksgiving holiday.
The City of Arvin is scheduled to vote on a virtual ban of oil and gas production in Arvin on Tuesday.