Pedestrians Injured Bakersfield Truck Accident Olive Drive
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. – A woman and child suffered non-life threatening injuries Tuesday afternoon when they were struck by a driver in a truck in Northwest Bakersfield, according to Bakersfield Now.
The collision was reported about 4:45 p.m. CHP officers responded and found the injured mother and daughter near Olive Drive and Knudsen Road.
Police were told by witnesses that the two were crossing southbound on Olive Drive as they attempted to catch a bus. That’s when they were struck by the truck driver.
Paramedics rushed them both to Kern Medical Center for treatment of minor injuries.
The CHP is investigating the accident.
Bakersfield Accident Investigation
At this time, we do not know all the facts about this case. Police are piecing together evidence and speaking to those involved and witnesses to determine fault.
We extend our heartfelt prayers to the mother and daughter hurt in this horrible crash.
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