Woman killed in Bakersfield hit-and-run accident

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Pedestrian killed in Reina Road hit-and-run car crash

One woman has reportedly died following injuries suffered in a fatal pedestrian accident that happened in Bakersfield on Reina Road.

The fatal crash happened on Wednesday, September 8, 2021 around 7:00 a.m. off of Reina Road in northwest Bakersfield, according to authorities.

The 17-year-old hit-and-run driver was allegedly distracted when she struck the pedestrians.

The woman who suffered major injuries succumbed to the injuries at the scene of the crash. While two other pedestrians who were also hit did not sustain any injuries.

According to report, the teen driver fled the scene but later return to the scene.

The crash is still under investigation but authorities do not suspect drugs to be a contributing factor to the crash.