Man Hospitalized in Bakersfield DUI Pedestrian Accident on White Lane
BAKERSFIELD, CA (March 19, 2021) — A man was injured in a DUI pedestrian accident on White Lane near Highway 99 Wednesday night.
According to police, the accident took place around 8:00 p.m. Under unclear circumstances, an alleged DUI driver struck the man in the 2600 block of White Lane.
Soon after, paramedics reached the scene and transported the victim to a hospital in life-threatening condition. Based on the investigation, police determined that the accident happened outside of a pedestrian crosswalk.
Following investigations, police arrested the driver for DUI and booked him into Kern County Jail. At this time, the accident remains under investigation. However, if anyone has more insight into this accident, please call the Bakersfield Police Department at 661-327-7111.
The risks of pedestrian accidents increase when we fail to acknowledge those around us. Drive with care and scan the road for anyone who can potentially be crossing.
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