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NB lanes of I-5 at Grapevine Road shut down following deadly collision

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Posted at 6:31 AM, Jan 04, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-04 13:08:04-05

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — At least one person was killed following a collision on Northbound Interstate 5 at Grapevine Road on Friday morning.

According to CHP, around 5:45 a.m., a man pulled his motorcycle to the right shoulder and leaned it up against a dirt embankment. He was seen walking in the number 2 lane when he was hit by a pickup truck. He was then hit by multiple vehicles. CHP says the man who was hit was wearing dark clothing at the time.

Everyone is cooperating with the investigation, according to CHP. They do not know the exact number of cars who hit him at this time.

The collision caused the closure of Northbound lanes of the I-5.

As of 10 a.m., all lanes have been reopened.