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Woman in critical condition after hit and run in East Bakersfield

Posted at 12:38 PM, Aug 12, 2016
and last updated 2016-08-12 15:38:24-04

A 60-year-old woman was struck by a vehicle that fled the scene Thursday night in East Bakersfield.

Officers responded to the scene at the 1700 block of Flower Street a little before 9 p.m. The female victim was transported to a local hospital in critical condition.

A while later a 16-year-old boy returned to the scene and admitted to being the driver of the vehicle involved in the accident. He was detained at the scene.

Anyone with information regarding the incident is asked to call Bakersfield Police at 661-327-7111.