Woman struck, killed by vehicle in 34th Street collision near Memorial Hospital

Pedestrian Safety

UPDATE (9:30 p.m.): Bakersfield police said alcohol may have been a factor in a collision that left a woman dead Wednesday night on 34th Street.

Police said officers were called to the area of 34th and O streets for a report of a pedestrian who was struck. They arrived and found bystanders performing CPR on the woman. She was later pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver suspected of striking the woman between Panama and O streets remained at the scene. A spokesperson said alcohol may have been a factor in the collision.

The investigation is ongoing.

The woman will be identified by the Kern County Coroner’s Office at a later time.

Editor’s note: This story was published on Nov. 10 and has since been edited with updates.


BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — Police are investigating a collision that seriously injured a pedestrian Wednesday evening in northeast Bakersfield.

Emergency responders were called to the area of 34th and Q streets for a report of a person struck by a vehicle just after 7 p.m. Bakersfield police said one person suffered major injuries. No other details were immediately available.

We will update this story as we learn more information.

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