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BPD investigating deadly crash between vehicle and pedestrian in Central Bakersfield

Posted at 9:05 PM, Feb 13, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-18 18:15:17-05

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — UPDATE (Feb 18, 1:45 p.m.): The Coroner's Office has released additional information on this incident. The victim is a 62-year-old woman who died after being struck by a car on P Street on Feb. 13 at 9:01 PM. Her name has been withheld.

The woman was taken to Kern Medical where she died from her injuries. This is an ongoing investigation.

BPD is investigating a situation where a vehicle hit a pedestrian on P and Bank Street.

According to police, the woman was hit by three vehicles and then transported to a local hospital where she died from her injuries.

Police don't believe that alcohol, drugs or speed play a role in the crash.

If you're headed down P Street, try to find an alternate route at this time.

This is an ongoing investigation, we will update as more information comes in.