A pedestrian was injured after being struck by a car at the intersection of Olive Drive and Victor Street in Rosedale

Rosedale Pedestrian Accident
1 Injured in Rosedale Pedestrian Accident at Olive Drive and Victor Street

Bakersfield, CAA 68-year-old man suffered severe injuries after being struck by a car at an intersection in Rosedale on Saturday evening.

The pedestrian accident happened at around 7:18 p.m. at the Olive Drive and Victor Street intersection, according to the California Highway Patrol.

A man was walking northbound across the eastbound lanes of Olive Drive when she was hit by a 2008 Honda Fit eastbound Olive Drive.

The unidentified man was severely injured in the accident and to Kern Medical for treatment.

The driver remained at the scene and cooperated with the authorities.

More details about the accident were not released.

An investigation into the accident is underway.

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