Pedestrian Accident on Mount Vernon Avenue near Oregon Street in Bakersfield
BAKERSFIELD, CA (December 18, 2020) – A pedestrian sustained injuries in an accident on Mount Vernon Avenue, Friday evening.
According to the California Highway Patrol, the incident happened at about 6:15 PM. For reasons still under investigation, a vehicle hit the pedestrian near Oregon Street.
Emergency crews transported the pedestrian to a hospital for treatment of major injuries. Updates on the victim’s current condition remain undisclosed.
Meanwhile, investigators did not confirm if the driver rendered aid to the victim and remained at the scene.
CHP continues to investigate the cause of the accident. Officers will release additional information once it becomes available.
When behind the wheel, it is important to pay attention to the road. Look out for pedestrians at all times and stay alert to your surroundings. However, when you hit a pedestrian, make sure to remain at the scene and render aid to the injured person.
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