Vehicle Struck Pedestrian in Collision on Panorama Drive and Bucknell Street
Bakersfield, CA (July 11, 2020)– A vehicle and pedestrian collision occurred on Panorama Drive and Bucknell Street on Wednesday.
The collision took place on July 8 and Bakersfield Police Department responded at the scene. The report said that the incident involved a vehicle and a pedestrian.
Due to the impact of the crash, the pedestrian sustained major injuries. Furthermore, the driver of the vehicle remained at the scene.
As of the moment, BDP units are still arriving at the scene. Further details are not immediately available.
Why Pedestrian Accidents Continue to Happen
In today’s current state of affairs, taking strolls outdoor is becoming the new normal. Therefore, the foot traffic has increased and thus, the number of pedestrian accident cases also increased.
A pedestrian accident consists of an individual who is hit by a car, truck, or bus while walking. However often the occurrence of this type of road accident, there are still ways on how to lessen its chances.
As a driver, the most basic advice is to always abide by all the driving laws. Try to practice following the road signs and be observant of the pedestrians on the road. As a pedestrian, always walk on the designated sidewalks. In addition, stay off your phones and pay attention when crossing the road.
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