39-Year-Old Woman Fatally Struck in Pedestrian Accident near Patterson Lane

BAKERSFIELD, CA (January 25, 2023) – Friday, Glenda Williams was involved in a pedestrian crash that left one woman dead on Highway 178.

The incident occurred around 5:00 p.m., just east of Patterson Lane on December 16th.

Per reports, 73-year-old Williams was heading east in a 2007 Saturn while a pedestrian was walking in the traffic lanes wearing dark clothing. Officers say Williams was unable to see the woman and struck her.

Upon impact, Williams immediately fled the scene without contacting authorities or rendering aid to the severely injured victim.

Medical personnel arrived and pronounced the 39-year-old female pedestrian dead at the scene. Although, authorities have not yet released her identity.

California Highway Patrol Officers were able to locate and contact Glenda Williams, of Onyx the following day. However, reports indicate that no arrests were made. Once available, further details will be provided.

The team at Sweet James offers their warm and sincerest sympathies to the friends and family of the deceased woman. May you find comfort and strength during this difficult time.

Losing someone in a pedestrian 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 wrongful death attorneys understand that the legal issues impose challenges to those involved. Let their team help you through the legal process so that you can focus on the welfare of your family. Call their office today (800) 975-3435 to arrange a free and confidential case evaluation. For more accident news, click here.

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