Hit-and-run Bakersfield Crash California Avenue and Mt. Vernon Avenue

 Hit-and-run Bakersfield Crash California Avenue and Mt. Vernon Avenue

Deadly Hit-and-run in Potomac Park Area

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (July 1, 2024) — A fatal hit-and-run car accident happened Sunday afternoon at East California Avenue and Mount Vernon Avenue near the 76 gas station in Potomac Park.

The deadly crash occurred at around 2:22 p.m. on June 30th in East Bakersfield, according to the California Highway Patrol.

A driver collided with another motorist due to unknown circumstances. Then a passenger from the victim’s vehicle reportedly exited their vehicle and jumped on the suspect’s car, Yahoo News reports. The suspect fled and the victim fell off the vehicle and sustained major injuries.

CHP officials reported a woman called 911 for help after her daughter told her the father was hurt in the hit-and-run crash.

Police and firefighters responded to the scene, but unfortunately the man died from his injuries. The victim’s name and age will be released at a later time.

Investigators are working on the case and searching for the suspect who fled.

Attorney James Johnson, founder of Johnson Attorneys Group, has been helping injured clients recover damages for their losses for nearly two decades. Our law firm hopes this news article provides timely and helpful information. Additionally, if you would like to contribute any further details, add a GoFundMe page or have legal questions, please contact us 1-(855) 703-4186 as soon as possible.

Source: CHP Incident: 0140

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