Man in Wheelchair Dies in Bakersfield Pedestrian Crash on Lotus Lane
BAKERSFIELD, CA (January 18, 2022) — A man in a wheelchair died in a pedestrian accident on Lotus Lane near Melwood Street on Sunday night.
According to the Bakersfield Police, the fatal pedestrian crash happened at approximately 9:00 p.m. For unknown reasons, a driver struck a man in a wheelchair who was purportedly crossing outside of a marked crosswalk.
Soon after, paramedics responded and brought the victim to a local hospital where he died from his injuries. Meanwhile, police interviewed the driver, who showed no signs of impairment or evidence of speeding prior to the crash.
At this time, the police have not confirmed other outstanding details. However, anyone with information should call the department at 661-327-7111.
Our deepest thoughts and sympathies are with the family and friends of the victim.
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