Olive Drive reopened following major injury accident
Bicyclist taken to hospital with major injuries
Last Updated: 51 days ago
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - Olive Drive was closed early Tuesday morning following a major injury accident between a car and a bicyclist.
The accident happened at 5:21 a.m. at the intersection of Olive Drive & Helm Drive in Northwest Bakersfield.
According to Bakersfield Police Lt. Scott Grimes, a driver of a Chevrolet Camaro hit a 21-year old man on a bicycle. The bicyclist was taken to a local hospital with major head injuries.
Eastbound lanes of Olive Drive reopened at Riverlakes Drive and westbound lanes reopened at Seaward Drive.
Grimes said it is unknown how long the road will be closed, but it could take several hours before the investigation is complete.
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