[06-23-2020] Kern County, CA – 3 People Injured After a Multi-Vehicle Collision in Bakersfield

Three people sustained varying degrees of injury after a multi-vehicle traffic collision in Bakersfield on Tuesday morning, June 23rd.

State Route 178 (Highway 178)According to the initial reports from the California Highway Patrol, the collision occurred at around 11:50 a.m.

A Caltrans truck hauling attenuators collided head-on with several vehicles on the eastbound State Route 178 (Highway 178). Three people were hurt due to the mishap. All of them were immediately rushed to a nearby hospital to receive treatment. Two of them sustained minor injuries while one was seriously injured.

Additional information about the accident is limited at the moment.

Multi-Vehicle Collisions Investigation is Underway

The California Highway Patrol is investigating the case.

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, there were 3,304 fatal car accidents in California in 2017. Although head-on collisions only represent 2 percent of accidents, they account for 10 percent of fatalities on U.S. roadways. These accidents are caused by a variety of reasons, such as distracted driving, drunk driving, and driver over-fatigue.

When facing cases like this, it’s essential to have a seasoned Bakersfield personal injury attorney specializing in fatal multi-vehicle accidents to conduct an independent investigation. They can re-interview important witnesses, review relevant surveillance footage from the scene, and obtain the responsible party’s phone and texting records.


Kern County Personal Injury Attorney for Victims of Multi-Vehicle Collisions

Bakersfield, CAIt can be quite challenging and stressful to deal with injuries caused by a car accident, as it can affect all aspects of life, such as family, work, and finances.

Pending the results of the official investigation, the victims are encouraged to pursue a personal injury claim with the help of their attorney. Through the personal injury claim, the victim’s family can seek financial compensation for the damages such as loss of income, pain, and suffering, and emotional trauma that the accident has caused them.

Attorneys can serve as a compassionate, helpful legal guide during this difficult time for the grieving family. They will vigorously fight for their client’s rights and best interests while ensuring that the liable party will be held accountable for their negligence. Attorneys can also negotiate with insurance companies on behalf of their clients to ensure that they are compensated fairly.

If you have a nagging suspicion that someone is to blame for the death of your spouse or family member, contact Arash Law. We have the resources you need to pursue justice for wrongful death and the experience to ensure that you get fair compensation. We’re conveniently located throughout California, with offices in Los Angeles, Sacramento, San Francisco, Riverside, Orange County, and San Diego, and are happy to visit you at your home or office. Call (888) 488-1391 for a FREE Consultation with a personal injury attorney in California.

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