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BPD looking for driver responsible for hit-and-run in South Bakersfield

Posted at 10:33 PM, Jun 19, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-20 01:33:29-04

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — Bakersfield police are looking for the driver of a car that hit a man and took off in South Bakersfield.

According to police, just before 1 a.m. Wednesday a man was hit by a car in the area of South Chester and La France Drive. The man suffered major injuries and is in critical condition.

Officials say the driver of a 2016-2017 Honda Civic is still on the loose.

Anyone with information on the incident is urged to call bpd at 327-7111.