Motorcycle crash on Westside Parkway near Coffee Road turns deadly

Posted at 5:06 AM, Sep 03, 2017
and last updated 2017-09-03 08:06:24-04

A man is dead after a motorcycle crash in northwest Bakersfield early Sunday morning. 

Bakersfield Police said they responded to a single-motorcycle crash on the eastbound lanes of the Westside Parkway just west of Coffee Road around 1:30 a.m.

When officers got on scene they found a man in the roadway with major injuries. 

He was transported to a local hospital where he later died. 

Officials said they don't know alcohol, drugs or speed were a factor in the crash.

The man's identity will be released at a later time by the Kern County Coroner's Office. 

Anyone with information about the crash is urged to contact Bakersfield Police at 327-7111.