Bicyclist Suffers Life-Threatening Injuries after Hit by Vehicle on Ming Avenue in Southwest Bakersfield
BAKERSFIELD, CA (March 21, 2023) – A 16-year-old was seriously injured in a bicycle accident at Ming Avenue and El Portal Drive in southwest Bakersfield on Friday evening.
The accident happened around 7:02 p.m. on March 17. According to the Bakersfield Police Department, the teen bicyclist was hit by a driver who was unable to see the victim.
As a result, the bicyclist suffered life-threatening injuries. Paramedics took the teen to a local hospital for proper treatment.
The driver of the vehicle remained at the scene and cooperated with police.
Anyone with information regarding this case is asked to call BPD at 661-327-7111.
When behind the wheel, keep your eyes on the road and watch out for bicyclists on the road. Practice defensive driving and do not let external factors distract you. Always wear your seatbelt and maintain designated speed limits.
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