BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — At least one person has died in a crash involving a pickup truck and two motorcycles in northwest Bakersfield.
The crash was reported just after 10:30 a.m. at the intersection of Jet Way and Rosedale Highway, Bakersfield police said.
Official’s said two motorcyclists were traveling southbound, in close proximity to one another, to turn onto Jet Way from westbound Rosedale Highway. A pickup truck traveling eastbound on Rosedale Highway struck both motorcycles.
One of the two men was pronounced deceased at the scene while the other man sustained major injuries and was transported to a local hospital for treatment.
The driver of the Nissan truck did not sustain any injuries and cooperated with BPD’s investigation.
Bakersfield Police said multiple eye-witnesses have been interviewed and the official cause of the accident remains under investigation.
The identity of the deceased motorcyclist will be released at a later time.
Anyone with information regarding the crash is asked to contact BPD at 661-327-7111.