Motorcyclist dies following collision with mail truck in Bakersfield

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. A motorcyclist is dead following a collision with a mail truck, according to Bakersfield Police Department.

Officials said around 1 p.m. Thursday, emergency crews responded to the incident on 1000 Ming Avenue. BPD said the motorcyclist was reportedly traveling eastbound on Ming at a high rate of speed before colliding with the rear end of a mail truck. Police said in result of the crash, the mail truck ended up flipping over.

The motorcyclist was pronounced dead at the scene, officials confirmed. The driver of the mail truck sustained minor injuries.

Source: BPD: Motorcyclist dies following collision with mail truck on Ming Ave.