32-Year-Old Man Dies in Hit-and-Run Crash on Columbus Street [Bakersfield, CA]

32-Year-Old Man Dies in Hit-and-Run Crash on Columbus Street [Bakersfield, CA]

Bakersfield Fatal Collision Under Investigation

Bakersfield, CA (February 23, 2024) – A 32-year-old man lost his life following a hit-and-run crash on Columbus Street Wednesday night.

It was about 9:29 p.m. when the deadly collision happened in the 2500 block area.

Officers said a man walking northbound in an unmarked crosswalk was fatally hit by an eastbound dark sedan.

The pedestrian incurred severe injuries and died while the sedan driver drove fled before the authorities arrived.

Troopers are still investigating if speed or impairment played a role in this fatal accident.

Please reach out to the Bakersfield Police Department at (661) 327-7111 for more details.


Sweet Lawyers expresses sympathies to the loved ones of the person killed in the crash on Columbus Street. Our hearts are with you through these trying times.


Hit-and-Run Crash on Columbus Street Results in Fatality

In a time filled with uncertainty, confronting a tragic loss like the traffic crash on Columbus Street can seem unimaginable.

Moreover, the bereaved must be aware that they have the authority to file a wrongful death suit.

A wrongful death suit is a civil action that may help you move forward when a crash impacts you or your family in irreparable ways.

Additionally, the crushing grief that comes with mourning unexpected loss is not an easy load to bear alone.

Significantly, it allows surviving family members to achieve vindication for their dearly departed. Holding parties liable for the irrevocable damages they have caused.

Furthermore, nearly 1.25 million people are killed in car accidents each year. That means, on average, auto accidents cause 3,287 deaths per day.

Road accidents are the leading cause of death in the U.S. for people aged 1-54.

The Best Thing To Do Following a Fatal Crash

With this in mind, we encourage those who lost their loved ones in a traffic accident to contact Sweet Lawyers.

Our litigators will work on your behalf to hold the responsible party accountable for their failure to follow traffic laws, resulting in the untimely death of your loved one.

We do more than simply win cases; our purpose is to maximize your recovery and grant you peace of mind, with your future at the forefront. During your initial call, we’ll discuss your case at length to determine your legal options. In addition, you won’t pay a dime in retainer or holding fees over this case. Call us at (800) 674-7852 for a free consultation.

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