Westside Parkway motorcycle accident, Bakersfield man killed

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65-year-old Bakersfield, California man killed in Westside Parkway motorcycle accident

A fatal motorcycle accident that happened on Tuesday, September 28, 2021 on Westside Parkway has claimed the life of 65-year-old Bakersfield man.

According to California Highway Patrol, the motorcyclist was heading east on Westside Parkway west of Coffee Road at a high rate of speed on Tuesday morning when his motorcycle left the roadway when he could not negotiate a curve, went down the dirt barrier. The man then struck a chain-link fence and was ejected from the motorcycle.

The man suffered injuries and died at the scene of the crash.

Investigation into the cause of the crash is ongoing and anyone with information is urged to reach CHP at 661-396-6600.