Police: Young boy dead after being hit by a car on his bicycle

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - Bakersfield Police Department are investigating a crash involving a young boy on a bike and a car.

Police got a call around 7:57 p.m. of a crash involving a car and a bicycle near Harris Road and Caracas Avenue.

Bakersfield police told 23ABC the bicyclist was a young boy, they cannot confirm his age at this time. He was taken to the hospital where he died, police said.

Alcohol is not a factor at this point but police say they are trying to figure out if speed or another influence was a factor.

The driver of the car did not attempt to flee the scene and he is being questioned, police said.

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