Bakersfield Police Search for Hit-and-Run Driver

Officers are searching for Eric Miles, 31, who has an arrest warrant for several charges including vehicular manslaughter with gross negligence, hit-and-run causing death, and driving with a suspended license from prior DUI.

The accident happened the evening of May 3, 2022 in the 6100 block of Ming Avenue and left the driver of the other car dead and a passenger with moderate injuries.

Police say Miles was speeding before the collision and took off running after the accident.

-Jeff Lemucchi