Local man in critical condition after a car struck him on Gosford Road

Man was crossing the street when it happened

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - A man is in critical condition after he was hit by a car while crossing Gosford Road, Tuesday evening. The accident occurred around 6 p.m. and officials closed down Gosford Avenue temporarily to assess the scene.

The unidentified man was rushed to Kern Medical Center where he is in critical, but stable condition. 

Police say the man was pushing a shopping cart across the road when a truck heading north on Gosford drove through and hit him.

The man was slightly north of the intersection with the white lane and was not on the crosswalk, officials said. 

No charges are expected to be filed against the driver. 

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