Bakersfield Pedestrian Collision on Wilson Road Sends Man to Hospital
BAKERSFIELD, CA (October 15, 2019) — A man sustained major injuries in a pedestrian collision on Wilson Road at Larson Lane Sunday night.
Police officers were in the area and witnessed the collision happened at around 8:30 p.m. They then provided aid and transported the victim to a local hospital.
The pedestrian was in critical condition. On the other hand, the driver remained at the scene and cooperated with the investigators.
The authorities encourage anyone with information on this incident to call the Bakersfield Police Department at 327-7111.
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