BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — UPDATE:
All lanes are now back open following that deadly collision on SB 99 near Rosedale.
Traffic is backed up on southbound 99 at Rosedale Highway after a deadly traffic collision.
According to California Highway Patrol, a call came in just before 6:30 for a motorcycle versus a semi-truck, one person has died.
Bakersfield: Southbound 99 just south of Airport Drive, lane CLOSED due to vehicle collision. Expect delays; no ETO pic.twitter.com/tDQ9NbNimp— Caltrans District 6 (@CaltransDist6) April 28, 2021
According to CHP traffic was going between 20-30 mph during rush hour. The motorcyclist split the lanes between a semi-truck and a box truck when he lost control.
The driver of the motorcycle is an adult man and he was declared dead at the scene.
Crews are working to clear the area.
This is a developing story.