11-year-old boy hit, killed while riding bike

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) An 11-year-old boy was hit by a car and killed Sunday night in southwest Bakersfield.

Joshua Jimenez was struck while riding his bicycle around 7:45 p.m. at the intersection of Caracas Drive and Harris Road, just east of Ashe Road. He was pronounced dead about 8:30 at Mercy Southwest.

The driver remained on scene and cooperated with the investigation, police said.

Anyone with information helpful to the investigation is asked to call Officer Tim Berchtold at (661) 326-3967.