On Thursday, 8/11/16 at approximately 2046 hours, Officers were dispatched to the 1700 block of Flower Street regarding an injury accident.
Officers arrived and located a 60 year old female victim, who had been struck by a vehicle that fled the scene.
The female victim was transported to a local hospital where she was listed in critical condition.
A short time later, a 16 year old juvenile male, returned to the scene and admitted to being the driver of the vehicle involved in the accident. He was detained at the scene.
Investigation is continuing.
Anyone with any information regarding this incident is urged to call the Bakersfield Police Department at 327-7111.