13-year-old pedestrian injured in an accident in northeast Bakersfield

Posted: May 3, 2021 / 7:30 PM PDT
Updated: May 3, 2021 / 7:30 PM PDT

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) – A 13-year-old man was hospitalized with moderate injuries Friday night after being hit by a vehicle in northeast Bakersfield, according to the Bakersfield Police Department.

The incident occurred on April 30 at around 11:37 p.m. on Haley and Columbus Streets. The 13-year-old was riding a skateboard and crossing the street in front of the sidewalk, according to BPD. The driver of the vehicle stayed at the scene and worked with investigators.

Police say crossing the street outside of the zebra crossing appears to be the main collision factor.

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