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Man dies, another arrested in Old River Rd crash

Posted at 8:23 AM, Jan 16, 2016
and last updated 2016-01-16 17:44:02-05
Bakersfield Police officials say that one man was killed and another was arrested for DUI after they collided on Old River Rd early Saturday morning.
 
 
BPD officials say that at around 12:28 am, they responded to the intersection of Ming Ave and Old River Road for a vehicle versus motorcycle accident.
 
Motorcyclist dies, man arrested in crash on Old River Road

#BREAKING: Bakersfield Police Department officials say that a motorcyclist was killed and another man was arrested for DUI after they collided on Old River Rd. early Saturday morning. A 23ABC viewer shot this after the crash happened. STORY:http://bit.ly/1J8WRI7

Posted by 23ABC Bakersfield on Saturday, January 16, 2016

The investigation revealed that the motor cycle was traveling westbound Ming Ave and the vehicle was southbound Old River Road when they collided.
 
Authorities say that the driver of the motorcycle was transported to a local area hospital where he died from his injuries.
 
The driver of the vehicle was arrested for DUI.
 
The investigation is ongoing and anyone with information regarding this case is encouraged to call the Bakersfield Police Department at (661) 327-7111.