BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/FOX58) — UPDATE (OCT. 21): The Kern County Coroner's Office has identified the pedestrian killed as 61-year-old Jose Luis De La Torres Vargas of Panorama City.
UPDATE (5:20 p.m.)
The Bakersfield Police Department said around 9:38 a.m. officers responded to the intersection of District Boulevard and Ashe Road regarding a major-injury crash involving two vehicles and pedestrian.
An investigation revealed that a driver ran a solid red light on northbound Ashe Road and broadsided a second driver. The first vehicle then spun out of control and struck a pedestrian on the northeast corner.
The pedestrian sustained major injuries and died at the scene, said police.
The at-fault driver suffered moderate injuries and was taken to a nearby hospital.
Alcohol, drugs and/or speed do not appear to be factors at this time.
The Major Collision Incident Team have assumed the investigation.
The identity of the pedestrian will be released by the Kern County Coroner’s Office at a later time.
Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Traffic Division at (661) 326-3882, or the Bakersfield Police Department at (661) 327-7111.
This story is developing and will be updated once more information is provided.