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Kern County Big Rig Accident Kills Motorcyclist on Norris Road

Attorney John Rozier, Car Accident and Wrongful Death Lawyer, has the following report; On Friday, September 2, 2016, a semi truck crash occurred in Bakersfield.  The Kern County tractor-trailer collision that ended in the death of a motorcyclist, took place on Norris Road, at around 7 AM.

A Spyder motorcycle, driven by Jerry Ward, 81, was traveling eastbound on Norris Road.  The biker slowed down to make a left turn into a parking lot, near Melody Lane.


Ward drove into the path of a big rig, driven by Michael Dougan, 57, that was headed west on Norris.  The semi attempted to stop in time, but struck the motorcycle.

The victim died at the scene.

Mr. Rozier is located in Visalia and would like to speak to the family of the accident victim. Please give him a call at 559-713-0150, or contact us online.