Man in wheelchair hospitalized after getting hit by car in Central Bakersfield


A man in wheelchair is being treated at a hospital after he was hit by a car while crossing the street Thursday evening in Central Bakersfield.

The collision happened at about 6 p.m. In the 1000 block of Chester Avenue north of 10th Street according to police.

Police said the 29-year-old man in the wheelchair was outside of the crosswalk when he was hit and was taken to a local hospital in serious condition.

Investigators said the driver of the vehicle stayed at the scene and alcohol and drugs do not appear to be involved in the collision.

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