Bakersfield, CA (September 27, 2023) – A 14-year-old girl was critically injured in a hit-and-run accident on Union Avenue on Monday night, and police in Bakersfield are trying to determine what happened.
The BPD reports that at around 10:50 p.m., they responded to the 900 block of Union Avenue in response to a hit-and-run involving a car and a pedestrian.
Police said the individual was crossing Union Avenue when the incident occurred. The pedestrian was in severe condition and sent to a nearby hospital.
The driver then fled the scene.
The Bakersfield Police Department requested anybody with knowledge about this event to come forward.
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