13-Year-Old Boy Critically Injured in Pedestrian Accident near Brimhall Road

BAKERSFIELD, CA (August 28, 2023) – Tuesday afternoon, one boy was seriously injured in a pedestrian accident on Jewetta Avenue.

Authorities responded to the scene around 3:57 a.m., near Brimhall Road.

Per reports, a 13-year-old boy was crossing Brimhall Road north against a do not walk sign. There, the driver of a westbound vehicle struck the teen.

Paramedics arrived and transported the teen boy to a nearby hospital in critical condition. Although, authorities have not yet released his identity.

In addition, the driver remained at the scene and cooperated with authorities. Following preliminary duties, officers do not believe that impairment played a factor.

At this time, an active investigation to determine further information is still currently underway. Once available, more details will be provided.

When driving, it is vital to always be alert for pedestrians and other vehicles. This is especially true when you are driving through a residential area, an intersection, or a parking lot. Also, always drive within the posted speed limit. These are set and enforced to reduce accidents and save lives.

It is important to have strong legal representation on your side when injured in a pedestrian accident. Reach out to the personal injury and wrongful death attorneys at Sweet James today. With 20 years of experience in the field, they know what it takes to help you win your case. Their team understands what you are going through, and they are here to help you seek justice and compensation. Call their office at 1-800-900-0000 for a free and confidential case evaluation. You can reach them 24 hours a day and 7 days a week through email, text, and online chat.

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