Pedestrian Crash near Chapala Drive Resulted in Major Injuries

BAKERSFIELD, CA (July 26, 2023) – Sunday afternoon, a hit-and-run driver on Stockdale Highway left one person with serious injuries.

Police received reports of the crash shortly before 3:30 p.m. along Stockdale Highway, between Chapala Drive and Renfro Road.

Upon the officer’s arrival, they discovered a man lying on the road with significant injuries. He was eventually transported to an area hospital for immediate medical treatment.

At this time, the circumstances surrounding the collision remain unclear. Police have not released any information about the suspect or the suspect’s vehicle.

No further details regarding the Stockdale Highway hit-and-run have been disclosed to the public. Those who witnessed the collision are encouraged to contact the Bakersfield Police Department at 661-327-7111.

Thousands of people are injured each year due to reckless driving. Pay full attention to the road and your surroundings if you’re behind the wheel. Do not engage in any non-driving activity that creates a potential distraction. You can help prevent an accident by abiding by all traffic laws and observing safety precautions.

If you or a family member has suffered injuries in a hit-and-run crash, then reach out to Sweet James as soon as possible. Let them help you protect your legal rights and pursue compensation. Their seasoned personal injury attorneys will fight by your side and get what you rightfully deserve. Call them today at 1-800-900-0000 to speak with an expert legal professional free of charge.

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