BAKERSFIELD, CALIFORNIA (August 11, 2017) – 71-year-old William Walker Sinclair was involved in a rollover crash west of Coffee Road Thursday morning, according to the Bakersfield Police Department. (map)
The accident occurred at approximately 9:45 a.m. when Sinclair, traveling eastbound on Westside Parkway driving a pickup, collided into the guardrail and a Coffee Road freeway sign, according to police officials.
Sinclair died as a result of the crash. It doesn’t appear that Sinclair was driver more that 5 mph over the speed limit, according to Sgt. Don Cegielski.
Westside Parkway between Coffee road and Calloway Driver was closed for investigation.
No other details of the collision were available.
““Sadly, there are no words that can comfort all family members and friends of Mr. Sinclair affected by this tragic accident,” said the attorneys from West Alliance Injury Lawyers. “Our thoughts and prayers are with all those involved.””