Hit-And-Run Crash at Bernard Street in Bakersfield Leaves Injuries
Bakersfield, CA (December 4, 2020) – Friday evening, two people sustained injuries in a hit-and-run crash at Bernard and North Baker streets.
The crash happened at around 7:53 p.m. on December 4.
According to CHP’s Traffic Incident Information Page, the collision involved a motorcycle and another vehicle. However, it appears to be a hit-and-run crash.
In effect, two people sustained injuries, but the severity of their injuries is still unknown.
No other information is available. Further investigation is on-going.
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