BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — UPDATE at 11:09 p.m. on 12/12/2019:
Family confirms with 23 ABC the man killed in the crash was 25-year-old Chepa Garcia.
UPDATE at 2:52 p.m. on 12/12/2019:
Bakersfield Police Department said It is unknown at this time if drugs or alcohol were a factor in this incident, but it does appear that excessive speed played a role.
The identity of the motorcyclist will be released at a later time by the Kern County Coroner’s Office.
Officials said Ming Avenue will be closed for several hours between South M Street and P Street following the incident.