Maria Garcia Struck and Killed by Vehicle on River Boulevard [Bakersfield, CA]

Maria Garcia Struck and Killed by Vehicle on River Boulevard [Bakersfield, CA]
Maria Garcia Struck and Killed by Vehicle on River Boulevard [Bakersfield, CA]

72-Year-Old Bakersfield Woman Fatally Injured in Pedestrian Collision near Noble Avenue

BAKERSFIELD, CA (September 28, 2018) – An elderly woman was struck and killed by a vehicle on River Boulevard, late Friday morning. The deceased victim was later identified as 72-year-old Maria Garcia of Bakersfield.

According to the California Highway Patrol, the collision took place at approximately 11:56 AM, near Noble Avenue. Garcia was reportedly crossing the street when she was struck by an unidentified vehicle.

She was taken to the Kern Medical Center in critical condition. She later succumbed to her injuries and was pronounced dead by medical professionals. No other injuries were reported in the fatal incident.

It is unclear whether or not drugs and alcohol were contributing factors in the collision, and an investigation is ongoing to determine the events leading up to the crash. No other information has been disclosed to the public at this time.


We at Sweet Law Group offer our heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of Maria Garcia. Wishing them strength and support during this devastating time. May she rest in peace.


If you have lost a loved one in a tragic pedestrian accident, reach out to the experienced wrongful death lawyers at Sweet Law Group. With over 40 years of experience in the legal field, we know what it takes to win your case. Our attorneys and professional legal team have dealt with a variety of cases including personal injury, wrongful death, disability, and car accidents. We promise to fight for you until your family achieves the justice and compensation that is owed. Call us at (800) 203-3061 to arrange a free consultation with an experienced legal professional in your area. For your convenience, we are also available through email, text message, and online chat 24 hours a day and 7 days a week.

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