UPDATE (9/13): The pedestrian has been identified as 61-year-old Corina Bernal of Bakersfield, according to coroner’s officials.
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) (9/8) — A woman was hit and killed by a car in Southwest Bakersfield Tuesday night.
The Bakersfield Police Department says it received reports of a vehicle hitting a pedestrian in the intersection of Stine Road and Ming Avenue just after 10:30 p.m. on Sept. 8.
When first responders arrived on scene, they discovered an adult female who was struck by an SUV. She sustained major injuries from the collision and was taken to a local hospital where she later died
The suspect fled eastbound on Ming Avenue in a red or orange 2020 Toyota C-HR SUV, according to police.
The victims identity will later be released by the Kern County corner’s office at a later date.
The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information regarding this case is encouraged to call the Bakersfield Police Department at (661) 327-7111.