BPD searching for hit and run suspect vehicle, last seen going north on Union Avenue

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - The Bakersfield Police Department is asking the community for help in locating a suspect vehicle involved in a pedestrian collision that took place on May 9th near Union Avenue. 

The vehicle is a dark colored, possible Ford Expedition with tinted windows, according to BPD.

The crash would have left the Expedition with damage to the front grill, hood, windshield and possibly the roof. 

Police said the accident occurred at 900th block of Union Avenue, at about 8:51 p.m., when the driver rammed through a male pedestrian crossing the roadway outside of a marked crosswalk.

The driver fled the scene north on Union Avenue.

The victim was taken to a local hospital with moderate to major injuries.  

If you have any information on this case you are urged to call BPD at (661) 326-3960.

 

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