Woman Killed in Bakersfield Bicycle Accident on Rosedale Highway near Landco Drive
Bakersfield, California (August 23, 2019) – According to a local news source, a woman was killed in a bicycle accident just before 10:30 p.m. on Wednesday, August 21, on Rosedale Highway near Landco Drive in Bakersfield.
CHP said the woman was attempting to cross the highway on her bike when she was hit by a Dodge Challenger that was going between 50 and 55 miles per hour. She was outside of a crosswalk at the time of the accident. The driver could not see her because the area is dark.
The woman was declared dead at the scene. Her name has not been disclosed.
The Dodge driver remained at the scene and cooperated with the investigators.
Officers said drugs or alcohol were unlikely factors in the crash.
The crash remains under investigation.