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Motorcyclist dead after crash in northwest Bakersfield

Posted at 3:20 PM, Dec 16, 2018
and last updated 2018-12-16 18:25:54-05

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — One person is dead after a motorcycle crash in northwest Bakersfield Sunday afternoon.

The Bakersfield Police Department said a motorcycle and car collided at the intersection of Brimhall Road and Calloway Drive just before 2 p.m.

First responders attempted life-saving measures on the operator of the motorcycle when they arrived but the person died on scene.

As of 3:15 p.m. Sunday, the entire intersection is shut down.

It's unknown if alcohol or drugs were a factor in the crash. The investigation is ongoing.