34-Year-Old Motorcyclist Killed in Two-Vehicle Collision near South Edison Road

ARVIN, CA (December 8, 2022) – Sunday afternoon, Mario Murillo Figueroa was killed in a collision on Bear Mountain Boulevard.

The incident happened at around 12:18 p.m. near South Edison Road near the city of Arvin.

According to reports, a westbound 2014 Yamaha motorcycle attempted to pass traffic on the left while approaching the intersection. However, the motorcyclist ended up colliding with a 2021 Peterbilt semi-truck making a left onto southbound South Edison Road.

As a result, the rider sustained fatal injuries and died at the scene. The Kern County coroner’s office later identified the deceased rider as 34-year-old Mario Murillo Figueroa of Santa Maria.

Those with further information regarding the fatal collision are encouraged to contact the CHP Bakersfield area at (661) 396-6600.


No words can mend the broken hearts and sorrow felt during this delicate moment. the team at Sweet James sends their deepest condolences and sympathies to the family and friends of Mario Murillo Figueroa.


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