Ridgecrest resident struck in Hwy 178 accident

Ridgecrest resident struck in Hwy 178 accidentKern County Fire Department personnel assist Liberty Ambulance with transporting an unnamed Ridgecrest man who was struck by a vehicle Friday evening, Nov. 17, on Highway 178 near the County Line Road intersection. According to officials, Ridgecrest Police Department officers were the first on the scene where they discovered that a tourist from Germany, driving a rented 2013 Dodge Caravan, had struck the 44-year-old male while traveling on Highway 178. After transport to Ridgecrest Regional Hospital, the victim was airlifted to Antelope Valley Hospital in Lancaster. — Photo by Laura Austin

Story First Published: 2017-11-22