One Person Killed in Bakersfield Pedestrian Crash on Highway 178 at Union Avenue

Bakersfield Pedestrian Crash
Bakersfield, CA: Pedestrian Hit, Killed by Vehicle on Highway 178

Bakersfield, California (September 13, 2021) – A pedestrian was hit and killed by a semi-truck on Monday morning in Bakersfield, authorities said.

The deadly pedestrian accident transpired at about 10:16 a.m., on Highway 178 at Union Avenue.

According to the California Highway Patrol, the pedestrian was struck by the semi-truck on the highway in unclear circumstances.

First responders arrived at the scene and found a man lying on the roadway. Sadly the man was pronounced dead at the scene.

Further details regarding the mishap were not immediately available.

The crash remains under investigation.