Bakersfield, CA – Truck Crash on I-5 Leaves One Person Injured
Bakersfield, CA (November 18, 2020) – One person was left injured following a crash in the Bakersfield area. During the evening hours of November 17, the California Highway Patrol was called to the scene of an accident on Interstate 5.
Reports show that a blue sedan was traveling north on Interstate 5 when the vehicle collided with a semi-truck near the number two turn.
The sedan became pinned underneath the side of the semi-truck, forcing firefighters to extricate the trapped driver.
One person in the sedan was injured in the crash. The victim was rendered aid and transported to a local hospital for treatment. The driver of the semi-truck was not injured in the crash. At this time, investigations surrounding the accident are underway.
Our thoughts are with the victim, their family, and everyone else who has been impacted by this accident.
Truck Accidents in California
More than 400 people are injured in auto collisions across the state of California every single day. The aftermath of a collision is a stressful and overwhelming period in a person’s life. Quite often, victims are overcome with questions and uncertainty and not sure of how to move forward. Although the majority of auto accidents result in minor injuries to those involved, tens of thousands of people require hospitalization and emergency medical treatment for their injuries. Depending on the type of collision, the chances of serious and life-threatening injuries can be higher. There are numerous cases where accident victims sustain brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, broken bones, and other injuries that leave them with overwhelming pain.
To add to the mental and physical pain and suffering victims endure, they often face towering medical bills while being forced out of work for their injuries. When victims are injured in collisions resulting from negligent and reckless drivers, they should reach out to a car accident attorney in California as soon as possible. Victims may be entitled to compensation to help alleviate the financial burdens they face moving forward related to lost wages, medical treatment, long-term care, and more.
Working with a skilled and aggressive legal team in the aftermath of your crash can make an enormous difference in your ability to recover. Since 1983, California personal injury attorneys at Torem & Associates have helped thousands of people throughout Los Angeles County and southern California protect their legal rights after being harmed in accidents caused by negligent and reckless drivers. Our attorneys are committed to helping our clients get the justice they truly deserve after suffering mental, physical, and financial damages as a result of another person’s negligence. We provide our clients with aggressive and trusted legal representation to ensure our clients are in the best position possible to move forward, get the medical treatment they need for their injuries. If you’ve been injured in a collision, and you believe a negligent driver caused your accident, contact our personal injury law firm in Stockton at (888) 500-5000 to see how we can help you. Schedule a free case evaluation with our team to discuss options 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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