Boy hit by car remains hospitalized

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) - A boy who was hit by a small SUV Saturday night on Harris Road is recovering at a local hospital and expected to be OK, according to police.

The accident happened around 6:43 p.m. in the 7100 block of Harris Road, which is in the area of Silver Creek park.

Personnel from Hall Ambulance and Bakersfield City Fire were the first to arrive on scene. The 12-year-old boy was later taken to a hospital for treatment.

The area was shut down to traffic while the crash was investigated.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Bakersfield Police Department at (661) 327-7111.