Pedestrian suffers major injuries in Southwest Bakersfield collision

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Pedestrian struck by vehicle at Stockdale Highway and New Stine Road.

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — Bakersfield police said a man was struck by a truck and injured crossing the street on New Stine Road near California Avenue on Friday night.

The collision happened near the intersection at New Stine Road and Stockdale Highway at around 9:45 p.m.

Police said the driver of a GMC pickup truck headed northbound on New Stine Road collided with a man as he crossed the street.

Police said the pedestrian — only identified as an adult male — was not in the crosswalk when he was struck and suffered injuries described as “major.”

The pickup truck driver involved in the collision remained at the scene, police said. Alcohol or drugs do not appear to be factors in the crash.

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