Mario Figueroa Killed in Bakersfield Collision on Highway 223
Bakersfield, California (December 6, 2022) – Mario Figueroa, 34, of Santa Maria, was killed in a motorcycle collision on Sunday in Bakersfield, according to the Kern County Sheriff’s Office.
The wreck took place on Highway 223 on December 4.
Authorities said Figueroa was trying to pass vehicles on the left lane when he collided with a Peterbilt semi-truck.
Figueroa died of injuries sustained in the crash.
The crash is under investigation.
Bakersfield, California (December 4, 2022) – One person was killed in a motorcycle accident in Bakersfield on Sunday afternoon.
The fatal collision happened on Highway 223 near Edison Road at around 12:18 p.m., according to the California Highway Patrol.
A motorcycle reportedly collided with a semi-truck on the roadway in unclear circumstances.
CHP says one person was killed in the accident.
The name of the deceased person was not immediately disclosed.
Additional information about the accident was not provided.
CHP is investigating the cause of the accident.
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