Bakersfield, CA – Man in Wheelchair Struck by Car at Chester Ave and Washington Ave
Bakersfield, CA (April 15, 2021) – A man in a wheelchair sustained injuries when he was hit by a truck on Tuesday, April 13th in Bakersfield.
Sources reported that the crash took place at about 8:00 p.m. at the intersection of Washington Avenue and North Chester Avenue when a pedestrian in a wheelchair was struck by a pick-up truck as he attempted to cross the roadway.
The pedestrian sustained major injuries during the collision and was transported via ambulance to a local hospital.
The truck’s driver stayed at the scene and cooperated with police.
No additional information has been given.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Pedestrian Injuries in Bakersfield
Pedestrian accidents in the state of California send thousands of people to area hospitals with life-changing injuries. In many cases, victims are left with broken bones or they suffer brain injuries that cause them overwhelming pain and suffering. Many injured pedestrians require hospitalization and have to spend months going back and forth to treatment, therapy, and rehabilitation.
Although there are several treatment options available for victims, they come at an extraordinary cost. Many people are simply unable to afford the costs of care, which forces them to go without the assistance they need to recover. In some cases, victims can work with a pedestrian accident attorney in California in the aftermath of their accidents to make sure they are in the best position possible to recover.
Seeking legal guidance from a qualified team of attorneys can help to ensure you are able to move forward and get the justice and compensation you need and deserve from those who cause you harm.
Over the years, the California personal injury attorneys at Torem & Associates have helped thousands of people harmed in accidents get the justice and compensation they deserve. When our clients are injured as a result of another person’s actions, we provide aggressive legal representation to ensure they are able to get full and fair compensation to cover the costs of medical treatment, lost wages, pain and suffering, and a variety of other damages they face moving forward.
We provide aggressive legal representation to ensure our clients are able to protect their best interests and legal rights. If you have been injured in a preventable accident, contact our personal injury attorneys in California at (888) 500-5000 to discuss legal 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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