Vehicle Struck and Killed 23-Month-Old Baby in Seven Oaks

BAKERSFIELD, CA (May 5, 2023) – Wednesday evening, Presley Celedon was killed after being struck by a vehicle on Southworth Court. The fatal collision happened on April 12th, at around 6:20 p.m. in the 12400 block of Southworth Court in the neighborhood of Seven Oaks. At this time, the circumstances that led up to the incident remain unclear. Responding medical personnel transported the injured infant to Mercy Southwest Hospital. Unfortunately, the little girl succumbed to her injuries around 6:50 p.m. Later, the Kern County Coroner’s Office identified the deceased infant as 23-month-old Presley Celedon. Moreover, both directions of the roadway were temporarily shut down to allow for cleanup and preliminary duties. Bakersfield Officials are asking anyone with additional information about the deadly accident to contact local authorities immediately.
No words can mend the broken hearts and sorrow felt during this delicate moment. Deepest condolences and sympathies are with the family and friends of Presley Celedon.
Losing a loved one in an accident can have devastating effects on the emotional and financial well-being of those left behind. Let the wrongful death attorneys at Sweet James help you during this trying time. With 20 years of experience in the field, they know what it takes to help you win your case. All of them at Sweet James strongly believe each client’s case is unique and deserves full individual attention. They will fight to achieve the justice and compensation that you and your family deserve. Call them today at 1-800-900-0000 for a free and confidential case evaluation. They are available 24 hours a day and 7 days a week through email, text, and online chat. 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.