CHP: Fatal motorcycle crash on Highway 178 at Haley Street

Posted at 5:55 PM, Mar 08, 2017
and last updated 2017-03-09 17:26:01-05

UPDATE (March 9, 2017 2:24 p.m.): The motorcyclist who died in an accident in East Bakersfield was identified as 22-year-old Jorge Humberto Bojorquez. He was pronounced dead at the scene.


A fatal accident was reported on westbound 178 at Haley Street in East Bakersfield Wednesday night.

The accident happened before 6 p.m.

No other vehicles were involved. Drugs, alcohol, and speed do not appear to be factors, according to CHP.

Two lanes of westbound Highway 178 were shutdown while CHP investigated.