Fatal Bicycle Crash on Oak Street in Bakersfield
BAKERSFIELD, CA (August 12, 2022) — A man died in a bicycle accident on Oak Street near 21st Street early Wednesday.
According to the Bakersfield Police, the fatal bicycle accident happened just after midnight Wednesday. Under unclear circumstances, a driver struck a man on a bike.
Soon after, officers responded to the scene and found the man on the road with major injuries.
Shortly after, paramedics reached the scene and took the victim to a hospital where despite providing life-saving efforts, medical staff pronounced him dead. The Kern County coroner’s office has yet to release the victim’s name.
As for the driver, police say that he or she stayed at the scene, cooperated with the investigation and did not show signs of impairment. However, the crash remains under investigation. Therefore, anyone with information can call the Bakersfield police at 661-327-7111.
Our caring thoughts go out to the family and friends of the victim.
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