Driver Wanted after Fatal Hit-and-Run on Highway 223 in Bakersfield
BAKERSFIELD, CA (August 23, 2021) – Police confirmed that a motorcyclist died in a hit-and-run on Highway 223 on August 19.
According to the California Highway Patrol, the collision happened at Highway 184 around 8:45 PM.
Based on reports, the motorcyclist was riding a 2020 Suzuki motorcycle southbound on 184 at the time of the crash. At the same time, an SUV was going northbound also on 184 approaching Highway 223. Due to unknown reasons, the rider made an unsafe turn as the SUV approached. Then, the left handlebars of the Suzuki collided with the left side of the SUV. Subsequently, the motorcycle overturned, ejecting the rider to the road.
As a result, the rider sustained fatal injuries in the collision. Officials did not yet release the victim’s name pending notification of next of kin.
Afterward, the driver of the SUV drove away from the scene. At this point, this hit-and-run on Highway 223 is still under investigation.
We would like to express our deepest condolences to the bereaved family and friends of the victim.
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