One Pronounced Dead after Bicycle Hit-and-Run Crash near Mount Vernon Avenue

BAKERSFIELD, CA (April 10, 2023) – Late Monday night, one cyclist was fatally struck in a hit-and-run collision on East Brundage Lane.

Police responded to the scene shortly before 11:00 p.m., just east of Mount Vernon Avenue on April 3rd.

Per reports, a bicyclist was heading west on Brundage Lane when the driver of a westbound vehicle struck him.

Upon arrival, officers located the cyclist down on the highway with serious injuries. Although, the involved driver fled the scene before authorities arrived.

Due to the extent of injuries sustained, medics pronounced the male bicyclist dead at the scene. However, investigators have not yet released his name or place of residency.

Following preliminary duties, it was still unclear if alcohol or drugs were contributing factors. At this time, an active investigation to determine more information is still currently underway. Once available, further details will be provided about the fatal hit-and-run collision on East Brundage Lane.

The team at Sweet James sends out their heartfelt sympathies to the friends and family of the deceased victim who are grieving over the loss of their loved one.

Losing someone in a bicycle accident is always a traumatic experience for the surviving family. At Sweet James, they understand that the death of a loved one can leave a lasting impact on your emotional and financial well-being, and they are here to help. Their personal injury and wrongful death attorneys understand that the legal issues impose challenges to those involved. Let them help you through the legal process so that you can focus on the welfare of your family. Call their office today 1-800-900-0000 to arrange a free and confidential case evaluation. They are here to help you and your family during this difficult time. For more accident news, click here.

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