UPDATE (12/7): The Kern County Sheriff’s Office has identified the motorcyclist killed on Saturday as Bakersfield resident, Keith Leon Post, 46.
A 46-year-old Bakersfield man was killed in Saturday’s collision, according to the California Highway Patrol.
The department said a 2002 Chevrolet was heading northbound on N. Chester Avenue while the man was riding his motorcycle southbound on the street. As the Chevrolet attempted to turn left onto westbound McCord Avenue, it crashed into the oncoming motorcycle.
The man was ejected from the motorcycle and was pronounced dead at the scene.
The driver of the Chevrolet, a 35-year-old woman, suffered minor injuries from the crash and cooperated with police at the scene, according to the CHP.
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — A motorcyclist has been killed in a collision in Oildale this afternoon.
The California Highway Patrol said at around 2:52 p.m., it received reports of a collision between a motorcycle and another vehicle at N. Chester Avenue and E. McCord Avenue. When officers arrived, the CHP said the motorcyclist was found unconscious in the roadway.
Despite attempts to revive the person through CPR, the CHP is reporting that they succumbed to their injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene.
A red Toyota Camry was seen fleeing the area, according to the department. Law enforcement are looking for the suspect vehicle.
This story will be updated once more information is available.