Man Hospitalized in Pedestrian Accident in Bakersfield
BAKERSFIELD, CA (January 28, 2021) — A man injured in a pedestrian accident at 23rd Street and L Street on Tuesday has left police investigating the circumstances.
According to the Bakersfield Police Department, a woman struck the man at the intersection around 7:00 p.m.
As a result of the accident, the pedestrian suffered major injuries, urging paramedics to rush him to a nearby hospital. Meanwhile, the driver stayed at the scene and cooperated with police as officials diverted eastbound traffic away from the area.
Police have ruled out alcohol and drugs as possible factors in the accident; although, anyone with additional information about this crash should contact officers.
Pedestrian accidents occur for many reasons: distracted driving and speeding, being a few. To minimize the dangers, pay attention, scan the roads while driving and prepare yourself to yield. Also, pedestrians should be vigilant of their surroundings to maximize their safety.
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