Female Pedestrian Fatally Struck by Two Vehicles near Village Lane

BAKERSFIELD, CA (November 8, 2022) – Friday night, one woman was killed in a pedestrian accident on Stockdale Highway. 

The deadly collision occurred around 10:30 p.m., at the 5100 block of Stockdale Highway near Village Lane.

Per reports, the driver of a vehicle struck a female pedestrian who was walking outside of a marked crosswalk. Upon impact, the driver fled the scene without rendering aid to the severely injured victim.

Shortly after, a second vehicle ran over the woman as she was lying in the road. The second driver also fled the scene before authorities arrived.

Responding medical crew declared the female pedestrian dead at the scene. However, authorities have not yet released her name or place of residency.

Emergency crews closed both directions of the roadway to allow for cleanup and preliminary duties. Those with further information regarding the pedestrian accident on Stockdale Highway are encouraged to contact Bakersfield Officials as soon as possible.

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

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