Man hurts head in off-road vehicle crash

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) — A man suffered "major head trauma" Monday night when he crashed his off-road quad motorcycle in a vacant field northeast of East Planz Road and Hale Street.

Police said the operator, whose name was withheld, struck a concrete block remnant with the quad, causing it to tumble end over end.

The operator was not wearing a helmet, police said.

The crash remains under investigation.