BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — A bicyclist died Tuesday in a crash on California Avenue in central Bakersfield, according to the Bakersfield Police Department.
The collision occurred around 12:28 p.m. on California Avenue and S Street. The man who was riding the bicycle died from his injuries at the scene, according to BPD.
BPD said the driver is cooperating with the investigation. The name of the bicyclist will be released by the Kern County Coroner’s Office at a later time.
Eastbound California Avenue was closed for a couple of hours due to the crash.
BPD said neither alcohol or drugs appear to be factors in the crash. The investigation is ongoing.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Bakersfield Police Department at 661-327-7111.
Editor’s note: This post has been edited with updates.