BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — The Bakersfield Police Department is investigating a vehicle versus bicyclist crash in southwest Bakersfield that left a man dead.
According to BPD, officers responded to the crash at approximately 2:59 p.m., which involved a sedan and a bike in the 3300 block of Wible Road. Upon arrival, officers located the bicyclist, identified as an adult male, down in the roadway suffering from major injuries.
The bicyclist was taken to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead, according to the police department.
The driver of the sedan, identified as an adult female, stayed at the scene and is cooperating with the investigation. Speed and intoxication do not appear to be factors in this collision, according to BPD.
The Kern County Coroner’s Office will identify the decedent at a later time.
The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information is urged to contact BPD at 661-327-7111.