Boy, 13, Killed in Bakersfield Skateboard Accident on Highway 99 near Arnold Avenue

Bakersfield Skateboard Accident
<strong>Skateboarder 13 Killed in Collision on Highway 99 in Bakersfield<strong>

Bakersfield, California (January 16, 2023) – A 13-year-old boy died after being struck by a car as he rode a scooter in Bakersfield on Sunday evening.

The fatal collision happened on Highway 99 near Arnold Avenue at around 5:30 p.m., according to the California Highway Patrol.

The teen was riding a skateboard and was hit by a pickup truck in unclear circumstances.

The boy was killed in the accident. The boy’s name was withheld pending notification of the next-of-kin.

Additional information about the accident was not provided.

An investigation into the accident is underway.


Pacific Attorney Group would like to extend its sincere condolences to the family and friends of the boy. May they find comfort and strength during this difficult time.


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