Bakersfield, CA – Motorcyclist Killed in Accident on CA-178
Bakersfield, CA (September 20, 2020) – An accident reported on Saturday morning in Kern County claimed one victim’s life. At approximately 11:05 a.m., on September 19, the California Highway Patrol responded to the scene of a motor vehicle accident on California State Highway 178.
Reports provided by local news sources show that a motorcyclist was traveling on California State Highway 178 when their vehicle collided head-on with a Kern County Sheriff’s Office patrol vehicle in the Upper Richbar Picnic area.
The rider was fatally injured in the accident. Emergency crews responded to the site and immediately declared the victim deceased at the scene. At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the victim who lost their life in this accident. Our thoughts are with them at this time.
Fatal Motorcycle Accidents in California
Motorcycle accidents throughout California leave more than 15,500 people injured each year. Although we want everyone to recover from their injuries, around 600 people lose their lives a as result of their injuries. Fatal accidents have a devastating impact on families. In many cases, victims are left to grieve the loss of their loved ones while trying to come with terms that they lost their life in an accident caused by the negligent actions of another person.
As if dealing with overwhelming grief was not enough, numerous families are required to put forth tens of thousands of dollars to cover the funeral costs of their loved ones. When victims are killed in accidents resulting from the negligence of others, it is crucial that their families reach out to a wrongful death attorney in California as soon as possible. Although we understand that no amount of compensation could ever take away a family’s pain and suffering, compensation can help grieving families cover to costs of burial and funeral expenses and alleviate the impact of lost wages moving forward.
Working with a responsive and effective legal team after experiencing the sudden and unexpected loss of a loved one can help to ensure your legal rights are protected. With nearly four decades of experience, the California motorcycle accident attorneys at Torem & Associates have helped thousands of families hold wrongdoers accountable and get the justice they deserve for their loved ones. Being able to focus on moving forward after experiencing a loss is something our law firm is dedicated to helping our clients do. We work hard to help families protect their legal rights and best interests. If your loved one lost their life in a collision, and you believe negligence played a role, contact our personal injury attorneys in Los Angeles at (888) 500-5000 to see how we can help you. Schedule a free case evaluation with our team at www.Torem.com to discuss the circumstances surrounding your loved one’s accident to determine what options are available for you.
Note: Our team of writers utilizes secondary sources when creating these posts. These sources include but are not limited to local news reports, police accident reports, and eyewitness accounts about serious injury accidents in Bakersfield. For that reason, the details surrounding the incident have not been independently verified by our team of writers. If you locate any information that is not correct in our post, please contact our firm right away so that we correct the post to reflect the most accurate information available.
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