3-year-old child hit by SUV in southeast Bakersfield

Child ran out into roadway

A 3-year-old is recovering in the hospital after being hit by an SUV Thursday night.

At about 7:15 p.m., Bakersfield police officers were sent to the 1300 block of Sandra Drive regarding a child hit by a vehicle.

Officers said they found out that the child ran out into the roadway and was struck by a black SUV traveling southbound on Sandra Drive. 

The child was taken to an area hospital with non-life threatening injuries. 

Anyone with information regarding this case is encouraged to call the Bakersfield Police Department at (661) 327-7111. 

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