Pedestrian Struck Multiple Times, Killed on Highway 99 Near Olive Drive
Bakersfield, California (February 24, 2017) – One person was killed Friday afternoon following a pedestrian versus auto accident in the southbound lanes of Highway 99 in Bakersfield.
The accident took place about 1:42 p.m., just south of Olive Drive. CHP officers responded to the scene and found the pedestrian down on the roadway not moving. An initial investigation by the CHP showed that the victim was hit multiple times.
One of the vehicles, a white Dodge pickup truck, remained at the scene. Another vehicle, Suzuki Tractor, thought to be involved in the accident was on the right-hand shoulder before it drove away.
The crash was blocking at least two lanes of the highway.
The cause of the accident remains under investigation.