Male Victim Fatally Struck in Hit-and-Run Collision near Belle Terrace

BAKERSFIELD, CA (October 25, 2022) – Friday evening, one man was killed in a hit-and-run on South H Street. 

Authorities responded to the scene around 8:12 p.m., at the 700 block of South H Street near Belle Terrace.

Per reports, the driver of a gray GMC Yukon, or possibly a similar vehicle, struck a man at the intersection. Upon impact, the driver fled the scene without rendering aid to the severely injured victim. 

Medics responded and pronounced the male victim dead at the scene. Although, his identity remains undisclosed pending notification of next of kin.

Emergency crews closed off the surrounding area for a brief time during cleanup and preliminary duties.

At this time, the Bakersfield Police Department and Major Collision Investigation Team continues investigating the fatal hit-and-run on South H Street. 

Those with further information are encouraged to contact Bakersfield Officials as soon as possible. Once available, more details will be provided to the public.

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

Losing someone in a hit-and-run crash 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 legal issues impose challenges on those involved. Let them help you through the legal process so that you can focus on the welfare of your family. Call them today at (800) 975-3435 to arrange a free and confidential case evaluation. For more accident news, click here.

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