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Motorcyclist Injured in Hit-and-Run Accident on Coffee Road in Bakersfield

Rider Seriously Injured in Bakersfield Motorcycle Accident on Coffee Road near Gosford Road and Stockdale Highway; Trumonikia Fields-Johnson Arrested

Bakersfield, California (January 1, 2020) – A motorcyclist was seriously injured Tuesday evening in an alleged hit-and-run accident in southwest Bakersfield, according to a local news source.

The crash happened at about 5:35 p.m. Tuesday, December 31 in the 200 block of Coffee Road, just north of the intersection at Gosford Road and Stockdale Highway.

Authorities said Trumonikia Fields-Johnson, 40, was driving a white SUV northbound on Coffee Road when she allegedly made an unsafe lane change and struck a man riding a motorcycle.

The motorcyclist was taken to a local hospital with moderate to major injuries. The name and current condition of the rider were not immediately disclosed.

Fields-Johnson did not stop to render aid and fled the scene. Officers found the SUV abandoned nearby and the woman hiding in a nearby restaurant.

Fields-Johnson was arrested on suspicion of hit-and-run involving injury and driving on a suspended license.

Speed, alcohol or drugs were not considered a factor in the accident.

 An investigation into the crash is underway. Anyone with information regarding the crash is asked to call Bakersfield Police at 661-327-7111.

Alpine Law Group Sends strength and condolences to the accident victims and their families

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