Man killed in fatal motorcycle crash

Woman critically injured after wreck
Posted at 9:25 PM, Sep 14, 2017
and last updated 2017-09-15 11:43:25-04

Bakersfield Police are investigating a deadly motorcycle crash in Northeast Bakersfield.

At about 8:15 p.m., a motorcycle and a car crashed on Panorama Drive.

The male rider of the motorcycle died at the scene. A woman, who was also on the motorcycle, suffered major injuries and was taken to a nearby hospital for treatment.

The identities of the victims have not yet been released. It is unknown if speed, drugs or alcohol played a factor in the crash. The cause of the crash is still under investigation.

Those traveling in the area should expect delays as police continue to investigate.