Man arrested for attempted murder after deliberately meeting a motorcyclist in South Bakersfield

Posted: May 3, 2021 / 8:09 PM PDT
Updated: May 3, 2021 / 9:05 a.m. PDT

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) – According to the Bakersfield Police Department, a man was arrested for attempted murder after deliberately hitting a motorcyclist with his car in South Bakersfield on Saturday.

The driver of the car was identified as a 29-year-old Bakersfield resident Jordi Byrd. The incident occurred around 9:45 p.m. in Pacheco and South H Street. Police said the motorcyclist sustained minor injuries.

According to BPD, the motive and other factors are still being investigated.

Anyone with information is encouraged to call the Bakersfield Police Department at 661-327-7111.

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