BAKERSFIELD: Pedestrian Injured in Car Accident on Merced Avenue
BAKERSFIELD, California (August 22, 2014) – A pedestrian was injured in a car accident Friday morning on Merced Avenue at Wildwood Road, according to a dispatch by the California Highway Patrol.
About 5:48 a.m., CHP officers responded to the collision and reported that a man was down in the roadway and a gray 1997 Toyota Camry had hit him. Paramedics responded to the collision to assist the injured man and transport him to a nearby hospital for treatment of undisclosed injuries.
Police will investigate the cause of the crash and issue a report determining liability.
“Pedestrians always have the right-of-way in our roadways,” said Attorney James Johnson. “However, a driver may not be held liable for the crash under certain conditions.”
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