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.
Grapevine: Now PARTIAL CLOSURE (2 of 4 lanes) Northbound Interstate 5 at Grapevine Road. Vehicle vs pedestrian. 4.5 mile back up. CHP and @CaltransDist7 working to get lanes open, no ETO pic.twitter.com/2bi3eqeCxo
— Caltrans District 6 (@CaltransDist6) January 4, 2019
As of 10 a.m., all lanes have been reopened.