Traffic Accident on Stockdale Highway Left One Fatality

BAKERSFIELD, CA (December 7, 2022) – Early Sunday morning, one person died following a hit-and-run crash on Stockdale Highway.

According to Bakersfield Police Department, they were called into the 3900 block of Stockdale Highway, just after 2:30 a.m., December 4th.

Furthermore, police said that an unidentified pedestrian was struck by a vehicle that quickly fled the scene.

Unfortunately, the pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene by responding officers.

Meanwhile, the police have released a possible description of the vehicle as an early 2000s white four-door sedan with front-end damages.

Authorities described the involved vehicles as a gray truck, a Toyota Tundra, a red sedan, and possibly an early 2000s model Toyota Corolla.

Consequently, the Kern County Coroner’s Office will release the victim’s identity once available. Further investigations are still ongoing at this time.

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

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 impact your emotional and financial well-being. 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.

Advertising disclosure: We may receive compensation for some of the links in our stories. Thank you for supporting LA Weekly and our advertisers.