Man hospitalized after being hit by vehicle


A man is hospitalized with major injuries after he was hit by a vehicle in South Bakersfield Saturday afternoon. 

Police say the man was pushing an empty baby stroller as he stepped out from the median and in front of a truck near Golden West Casino. 

Authorities say the driver was not under the influence of drugs or alcohol. The sobriety of the pedestrian is not yet known. 

We’ve been tracking pedestrian fatalities. Below is an interactive map with details on every pedestrian fatality in Kern County between 2015 and January 27, 2018.

People who died on bicycles, skateboards and motorized scooters are not included in our data. Suicides are also not included in this data.

We included people who were walking or in a wheelchair or motorized scooter because of medical necessity. Pedestrians who were hit by a motor vehicle or train are included in the database.

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