Reportedly, a pedestrian was walking north on the northbound lanes of the highway when they were hit by a vehicle before fleeing the scene

Bakersfield Accident
Fatal Pedestrian Hit-and-Run Crash on Highway 99 near Lerdo Highway in Bakersfield

Bakersfield, CA. – A pedestrian was struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver last month on Highway 99 in Bakersfield.

According to a police report, the wreck happened at around 1:38 a.m. on May 31 on the northbound State Route 99 just north of Lerdo Highway.

Reportedly, a pedestrian was walking north on the northbound lanes of the highway when they were hit by a vehicle before fleeing the scene.

The victim, whose identity was not released died at the scene.

More information about the crash was not provided.

An investigation is underway.

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