40-Year-Old Motorcyclist Fatally Struck in Deadly Collision near Monterey Street

BAKERSFIELD, CA (February 15, 2022) – Authorities say Robert James Gomez died in a motorcycle crash on Beale Avenue, late Sunday evening.

According to reports, the deadly accident occurred around 11:23 p.m., near Monterey Street. However, the events leading up to the crash remain unclear.

Upon arrival, authorities immediately discovered the victim laying in the roadway of the scene. Due to the extent of injuries sustained, 40-year-old Gomez of Bakersfield succumbed to his injuries at about 9:07 am.

At this time, further circumstances surrounding the fatal motorcycle crash remain unclear. However, more information will be published as it becomes available to the public.

Bakersfield Officials are currently investigating the incident.


No words can mend the broken hearts and sorrow felt during this delicate moment. Deepest condolences and sympathies are with the family and friends of Robert James Gomez.


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