May 6, 2015- A suspected DUI collision leads to a drivers arrest in Kern County. The fatal motorcycle accident happened near Arvin, southeast of Bakersfield, on Wednesday evening.
A white pickup truck, driven by Angel Jimenez, 52, and his wife, both from Arvin, were headed west on Sunset Boulevard. The pickup truck turned, near Tower Line Road, into the path of a man riding on a motorcycle.
Upon impact with the truck, the motorcyclist was ejected from his bike. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
Jimenez and his wife were not injured.
The California Highway Patrol reported that Jimenez had a blood-alcohol level that was greater than .08. He was arrested at the scene of the crash for drunk driving.