Unidentified Victim Injured in Motorcycle Accident near Highway 138

BAKERSFIELD, CA (August 17, 2022) – Sunday evening, one victim was airlifted after a motorcycle collision on Interstate 5.

The incident occurred around 7:53 p.m., on the northbound lanes of the freeway. Dispatchers responded to the scene just north of Highway 138 shortly after.

At this time, the events leading up to the crash remain unclear. However, reports indicate that medics located a motorcyclist lying in the road upon arrival.

Eventually, a helicopter airlifted the victim to nearby hospital for immediate medical attention. Although, authorities have not yet released their name or place of residency.

At this time, the total number of parties involved in the motorcycle collision on Interstate 5. Those with further information are encouraged to contact Bakersfield authorities as soon as possible.

Crews closed the surrounding area for a brief time during cleanup and preliminary duties before it was later reopened.

Motorcyclists rarely escape injury when an accident occurs. Exercise due caution and never underestimate the bike’s speed when riding a motorcycle. Additionally, strictly follow traffic laws and avoid distractions that could easily lead to dangerous collisions. By doing so, you can help keep yourself and others around you safe.


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