Rider Pronounced Dead after Motorcycle Accident on Edison Highway [Bakersfield, CA]

Rider Pronounced Dead after Motorcycle Accident on Edison Highway [Bakersfield, CA]

Rider Killed in Motorcycle Accident on Edison Highway [Bakersfield, CA]

Rider Pronounced Dead after Motorcycle Accident on Edison Highway [Bakersfield, CA]

38-Year-Old Man Dies in Motorcycle Accident on Edison Highway

BAKERSFIELD, CA (June 18, 2021) – An unidentified rider died Wednesday morning after a motorcycle accident on Edison Highway in Bakersfield.

The accident occurred shortly before 5:00 a.m., on Edison Highway, just east of Sterling Road.

According to CHP, a Ford SUV was pulling out of a driveway at 3615 Edison Highway when it entered the road directly into the path of a 38-year-old man riding his eastbound motorcycle.

As a result, the motorcycle collided with the front left side of the SUV.  The motorcyclist, who was wearing a helmet, was taken to Kern Medical Center and later pronounced dead.

Meanwhile, the Ford driver escaped unharmed.

Further information about the crash was not immediately available. An active investigation, on the other hand, is still under way.


We at Sweet James would like to extend our heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of the deceased victim.


The physical, emotional, and financial aspects of an accident can be a lot to handle. If you have lost a loved one in a similar motorcycle accident, don’t hesitate to reach out to the experienced attorneys at Sweet James. With over 20 years in the legal field, we know what it takes to ensure your legal rights are protected. Call our offices today at (800) 674 7852 for a free consultation at a location nearest you. For your convenience, we can also be contacted 24/7 by email, online chat, and text message. We are here to help you and your family during this difficult time.

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