Pedestrian Crash on 24th Street Sends 1 Person to Hospital

BAKERSFIELD, CA (August 26, 2021) – An unidentified man suffered major injuries Monday night after a pedestrian crash on 24th Street.

The accident happened around 11:40 p.m. August 23, police were called to the intersection of 24th and Oak streets after a vehicle collided with a pedestrian.

First responders rushed the man to a nearby hospital, where he was in a critical condition.

Meanwhile, the male driver remained on scene and cooperated with authorities.

Drugs or alcohol are not thought to have played a role in the crash, but the cause of the collision is still being investigated.

Anyone with information is urged to contact the Bakersfield Police Department at 661-327-7111.

When driving, it is vital to always be alert for pedestrians and other vehicles. This is especially important 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. Avoid accidents by following traffic laws and being cautious of the road ahead. Such actions can also ensure the safety of everyone.

It is important to have strong legal representation on your side when injured in a pedestrian crash. Reach out to the pedestrian accident 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 them at (800) 975-3435 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. Click here to request a police report.

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