Taft Police

Two pedestrians suffered major injuries after they were struck by a car Thursday evening on Sixth Street near Lucard.

The victims, a male and a female, were treated at the scene by firefighters and paramedics.

They were taken from the scene by ambulance.

One was going to be transferred to a helicopter to be flown to Bakersfield for treatment, firefighters said.

Taft Police are investigating the incident, which was reported about 5:30 p.m.

This is a developing story.

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