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One man dead following hit-and-run on Hosking Avenue; roads closed as BPD investigate

Posted at 4:04 AM, Nov 24, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-24 10:33:17-05

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — UPDATE: Bakersfield Police are searching for a vehicle that fled the scene of a deadly hit-and-run Sunday morning.

BPD describe the vehicle as a white, possible mid-late 2000's Toyota sedan. It was last seen heading westbound on Hosking Avennue towards Wible Road.

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Bakersfield Police confirmed the victim of the deadly hit-and-run was an adult man. They expect Hosking Avenue to remain closed for several hours Sunday morning as they continue to investigate.

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The Bakersfield Police Department has closed down Hosking Avenue from Wible Road to Highway 99 as they investigate a deadly hit-and-run.

BPD officials say the call came in just before 3 a.m. Sunday for a hit-and-run on the Hosking overpass. The victim died at the scene. There is no suspect information at this time.

Anyone with information is asked to call BPD at 661-327-7111.

This is a developing story.