BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — A pedestrian was struck twice by vehicles and critically injured in central Bakersfield Friday night, according to police.
The department said the pedestrian was struck at 9:43 p.m. on Brundage Lane near P Street and suffered major injuries. The man was taken to a hospital and was listed as critical.
According to investigators, the pedestrian was outside a crosswalk when he was struck by a driver that fled the scene in a black vehicle. The pedestrian was then struck by a driver in an SUV. The second driver stayed at the scene and was cooperating with investigators.
The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information on the incident is asked to call Bakersfield police at 661-327-7111.