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One person in critical condition after being hit by car in downtown Bakersfield

Bakersfield Police road closure
Posted at 8:02 PM, Jan 26, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-26 23:58:39-05

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KERO)— A pedestrian is in critical condition after being hit by a car Tuesday evening.

According to Bakersfield Police the call came in for a pedestrian versus vehicle around 6:55 p.m. The pedestrian was taken to a local hospital with major injuries.

The driver of the vehicle remained at the scene and is cooperating with the investigation.

East-bound traffic is being diverted at 23 & L streets. There is not an estimated time the road will reopen.

This is a developing story.