Dirt Bike Rider Hospitalized after Accident on Balboa Drive near Emery Avenue
BAKERSFIELD, CA (April 11, 2023) – A man sustained serious injuries in a dirt bike accident on Balboa Drive, early Sunday evening.
According to the Bakersfield Police Department, the incident happened on April 9, at about 5:35 p.m. For reasons still under investigation, the southbound rider became separated from his 65-cc dirt bike and collided with a parked vehicle near Emery Avenue.
As per reports, the rider was not wearing a helmet at the time of the crash.
Emergency crews transported the man to a hospital for treatment of life-threatening injuries. Authorities did not release the name of the rider.
Bakersfield police continue to investigate the cause of the accident. Anyone with information is encouraged to call BPD at (661) 327-7111.
Reduce the risk of getting into a dirt bike accident by practicing defensive riding. Operate your bike at a safe speed and be on the lookout for possible road hazards. Also, wear a helmet and protective gear at all times.
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