Motorcyclist hospitalized after crash in east Bakersfield

A man is in the hospital after being hit by a sedan Saturday evening on East 21st Street.

Police say the motorcyclist was going faster than the posted speed limit and was hit after another driver did not yield.

His injuries were major at the scene, but after being treated are listed as moderate.

It is currently unknown whether drugs or alcohol were a factor for the motorcyclist.

Neither drugs nor alcohol were factors for the driver of the sedan, police said.

An investigation into the crash remains ongoing, and anyone with information is encouraged to call police at (661) 327-7111.

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