Photo: Vincente Rodirguez Ruiz
Originally published as a Bakersfield Police Department Facebook post –
“On June 1st, 2021, at approximately 10:00 AM, officers responded to a vehicle versus pedestrian hit and run traffic collision in the intersection of Chester Avenue and 10th Streets. Upon arrival, officers located an adult female and three-year-old male juvenile down in the roadway suffering from moderate injuries. The suspect fled in the suspect vehicle prior to officer’s arrival.
The suspect has since been identified as:
Vicente Rodriguez Ruiz, Hispanic male, 67 years of age, 5’7”, 170 Ib., gray hair, brown eyes. There is an arrest warrant for Ruiz for felony hit and run resulting in injuries, unlicensed driver, and failure to yield to a pedestrian in a crosswalk.
Ruiz is known to frequent businesses in the 2100 block of Edison Highway. Ruiz may be fleeing to Mexico.
Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Vicente Ruiz is encouraged to call Officer Antonio Orozco at (661) 326-3960, or the Bakersfield Police Department at (661) 327-7111. Anonymous tips can also be made to Kern Secret Witness at (661) 322-4040.”
HIT AND RUN INVOLVING A JUVENILE – UPDATE was last modified: June 17th, 2021 by