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Bakersfield, CA – Two Tractor-Trailers Involved in Injury Crash on Hwy 65 at Famoso Rd

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Bakersfield, CA (May 06, 2021) – At least one person was injured and roadways were closed down after a major accident on Highway 65 at the intersection of Famoso Road on Wednesday, May 5th in Kern County.

A source from the California Highway Patrol, two tractor-trailers and one other vehicle were involved in a collision that caused one of the rigs to overturn and the second to jackknife. 

Officials confirmed that at least one person was injured. Their current medical condition is unknown.

Environmental Health and Safety was also requested at the scene. 

Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family at this time. We hope for their full recovery.

Accidents Involving Tractor-Trailers in Bakersfield

Each year, truck accidents leave more than 2,900 people injured in Southern California. Although most commercial vehicle accidents are preventable, they continue to have negative consequences for drivers sharing the road. 

Commercial vehicles are far larger than other vehicles sharing the road, which increases the chances of them causing serious injuries to victims involved in collisions with them. In many cases, victims sustain traumatic injuries that require hospitalization, therapy, and various types of medical treatment both immediately and long-term. 

The mental, physical, and emotional consequences of semi-truck accidents are often overwhelming. To make matters even worse, victims are often forced to spend tens of thousands of dollars on medical bills, go without wages from being unable to work, and forced to deal with various other financial burdens from their accidents. 

When victims are injured in collisions resulting from negligent and reckless drivers, they should reach out to a truck accident attorney in California as soon as possible.

For over four decades, California personal injury attorneys at Torem & Associates have helped thousands of victims throughout Los Angeles County protect their legal rights after being injured in truck accidents caused by the negligent and reckless actions of others. 

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 aggressive and effective legal guidance that ensures accident victims are in the best position possible to move forward after being harmed. If you’ve been injured in a collision, and you believe a negligent driver caused your accident, contact our personal injury law firm in Los Angeles at (888) 500-5000 to see how we can help 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.  

Disclaimer: Our firm, Torem & Associates, has worked hard to become valued members of the local business community.  We write these posts as a way to bring awareness to the dangers of driving or being a passenger in any type of automobile accident. We hope that through awareness, people will use additional caution when out on the roadways in Bakersfield and throughout California to prevent being seriously injured in a crash. This post is not intended to be a solicitation for business. The information provided in this post is meant to be informational and is not intended to be misconstrued as legal or medical advice. The photos used in the post are not representative of the actual accident scene. 


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