Northeast Bakersfield

Man hit by SUV while crossing Union Avenue

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) — A man was hit by an SUV around 5:45 p.m. Tuesday while crossing Union Avenue.

An exterior mirror from the suspect vehicle was recovered, according to police.

The victim, who police said was walking outside a crosswalk when he was hit, was taken to a hospital for treatment of injuries described as moderate.

The suspect's vehicle is described as a grey, newer model, mid-sized SUV.

Anyone with information about the collision is asked to call Bakersfield police at (661) 327-7111.