Teenage Girl Crossing Union Ave & 9th Street Injured After Hit-and-Run Crash

Bakersfield, CA (September 28, 2023).  A shocking hit-and-run incident occurred late Monday night on Union Avenue, near 9th Street, leaving a 14-year-old pedestrian critically injured. Bakersfield Police are now seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the responsible driver.

Teenage Girl Was Not In A Crosswalk at The Time of The Accident

The incident transpired at approximately 10:50 p.m., as reported by local authorities. The young girl was struck by a vehicle in the 900 block of Union Avenue.  The circumstances surrounding the accident remain unclear. Tragically, at the time of the incident, the teenager was not within a designated crosswalk, attempting to cross Union Avenue.

Even more distressing is that the driver, described by authorities as driving a red sedan, did not stop to offer assistance but instead fled the scene. The hit-and-run left the victim in critical condition, prompting a swift response from paramedics who transported her to a nearby hospital for urgent medical attention.

Bakersfield Police Are Asking The Public To Bring The Driver To Justice

In a bid to apprehend the driver responsible for this reckless act, police are urging any witnesses to come forward and assist traffic investigators in their efforts. If you have information, we encourage you to contact the Bakersfield Police Department at 661-327-7111.

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