Teen Suffers Injuries after Struck by Hit-and-Run Driver on Mountain Vista Drive
SOUTHWEST BAKERSFIELD, CA (October 26, 2021) – A 13-year-old boy suffered injuries in a hit-and-run crash on Mountain Vista Drive in Southwest Bakersfield Friday morning.
The crash happened just before 8:15 a.m. on October 22. According to the Bakersfield Police Department, the boy was walking in the 4600 block of Mountain Vista Drive when a dark-colored Ford Flex struck him. The driver then fled from the scene without rendering aid.
Paramedics transported the victim to a hospital with moderate injuries.
Authorities said the driver is suspected to be a man. No other information is available at this time.
An investigation is ongoing. Police asked anyone with information about this case to call the BPD at 661-327-7111.
When approaching an intersection or a marked crosswalk, reduce your speed and look out for pedestrians crossing. Also, pay attention to traffic lights and road signs. And when you get involved in an accident, stay at the scene and immediately take safety measures.
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