BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KERO) — Police are investigating a crash that killed at least one person in East Bakersfield.
The California Highway Patrol reported a motorcycle collided with a vehicle on Edison Highway, just east of Sterling Road right before 5 a.m. Wednesday.
According to the CHP, a Ford SUV driven by 23-year-old Isabel Morelos Lopez pulled onto Edison Highway directly in the path of the motorcycle, which struck the SUV. The rider of the motorcycle, a 38-year-old man, sustained major injuries and was transported to Kern Medical where he later died. He was wearing a helmet at the time of the accident.
The crash remains under investigation.