Young Girl Hospitalized after Pedestrian Accident on Beardsley Avenue [Bakersfield, CA]
Pedestrian-Auto Collision in Bakersfield Apartment Complex Injures 4-Year-Old Girl
BAKERSFIELD, CA (January 24, 2024) – Saturday afternoon, a pedestrian accident on Beardsley Avenue sent a female juvenile to a hospital.
The CHP responded to the incident on January 13th at around 3:25 p.m. in an apartment complex parking lot at 115 Beardsley Avenue.
Upon arrival, the officers learned that a 2007 Toyota sedan struck a 4-year-old girl walking in an easterly direction while backing northbound.
According to the investigators, the 43-year-old failed to see the child, hitting her with the rear of her vehicle.
Medical responders transported the young girl to a hospital for treatment of significant injuries. Police do not suspect drugs and alcohol to be a factor in the collision.
Officials are asking those with additional information regarding the Beardsley Avenue pedestrian crash to contact the CHP Bakersfield Office at 661-396-6600. More information will be released as it becomes available to the public.
Driving can be very dangerous and almost anything can happen if you are not prepared. Always check behind your vehicle before backing. Do not depend on mirrors alone and always back at slow speed. By driving safely and legally, you can help avoid causing or increasing the risk of accidents which may have devastating consequences for you and others.
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