Posters are up all over Bakersfield asking for your help to charge driver that hit protester with murder.


Robert Forbes passed away Saturday morning after he was hit with a car while marching in a demonstration between California Avenue and Oak Street on June 3.

Espinola Parker is his sister and she came to a vigil on Saturday night at the scene of the accident. She said “We need justice.”

BPD says the driver involved in the California Avenue incident was taken in but found not to be impaired. He is claiming it is an accident and he just didn’t see him.

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