Rider Killed in Bakersfield Motorcycle Crash at State Route 243 and Tower Line Road
Bakersfield, California (June 28, 2021) – One person was killed in a motorcycle accident that occurred near Arvin in Kern County on Sunday afternoon, June 27.
According to the California Highway Patrol, the 1:15 p.m. crash happened on State Route 223 near Tower Line Road.
A motorcycle was traveling southbound on Tower Line Road when it allegedly failed to stop at the intersection and collided with an SUV that was traveling eastbound on SR 223.
The impact of the collision ejected the rider from his motorcycle.
1 Killed in Highway 243 Motorcycle Crash at Tower Line Road in Arvin, Kern County
The unidentified motorcyclist was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident.
The SUV driver was hospitalized with minor injuries, according to the CHP.
Highway 223 was closed for a few hours as the authorities processed the scene.
No additional information about the accident was provided.
An investigation into the accident is underway.
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