A car struck a man in a wheelchair Thursday evening on Chester Avenue, according to police.

The collision occurred around 6 p.m. in the 1000 block of Chester Ave., police said, leaving the rider of the wheelchair with major injuries. He's being treated at a local hospital.

The driver of the car stopped, and neither alcohol nor drugs appear to be a factor in the collision, police said. 

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

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