Bakersfield, CA – Jack Christopher Shipley Killed in Motorcycle Crash on China Grade Loop
Bakersfield, CA (September 21, 2020) – A crash reported on Sunday evening in Bakersfield claimed one victim’s life. Just after 8:15 p.m., on September 20, the California Highway Patrol responded to the site of a crash on China Grade Loop.
Reports show that a motorcycle and a Buick were involved in a collision on China Grade Loop just north of the Alfred Harrell Highway. Investigations found that 51-year-old Jack Christopher Shipley was riding a Suzuki 600 motorcycle sound on China Grade Loop when a Buick pulled into his lane from the shoulder and collided with the cyclist.
The impact of the crash caused the rider to be ejected, resulting in fatal injuries. Emergency crews arrived at the scene of the accident and declared the victim deceased. No other injuries were reported in this accident.
Investigations surrounding the crash are currently underway with the California Highway Patrol.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of Mr. Jack Christopher Shipley. Our thoughts are with them at this time.
Fatal Motorcycle Accidents in California
Motorcycle accidents claim the lives of hundreds of people throughout California State each year while leaving over 15,000 others injured. Although riders on motorcycles are usually careful and cautious, we are unable to control how others sharing the road maintain control over their vehicles. As a result, numerous people end up losing their lives in accidents due to the negligent and reckless actions of drivers. In many cases, distracted driving, impaired driving, and people engaging in reckless and negligent behaviors cause life-altering injuries that leave surviving relatives devastated.
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