Motorcyclist dies after collision with truck in southwest Bakersfield

Posted at 4:06 PM, Jan 29, 2017
and last updated 2017-01-29 19:49:17-05

Bakersfield Police say that one man has died after a motorcycle and a truck collided near the intersection of White Lane and Lily Drive in southwest Bakersfield.

The crash happened around 3 p.m. on Sunday afternoon; the driver of the motorcycle was transported to a hospital with major injuries where he later died.

The condition of the truck driver is not known, but they are cooperating with the investigation according to police.

BPD also said that both eastbound and westbound lanes of White Lane will be closed until 6 p.m.

At this time, police do not believe that drugs, alcohol or speed were factors in the crash.

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