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Bakersfield, CA – Fatal Accident on Bernard St near North Baker St Takes One Life

Torem & Associates

Bakersfield, CA (June 23, 2021) – One man lost his life at an intersection in Bakersfield on the evening of June 22. He was only identified as a 55-year-old. 

According to reports, the incident took place at approximately 9:15 p.m. while the victim was walking in a marked crosswalk and was hit by a car. The reason the collision took place remains under police investigation at this time. 

Information from officials states that the driver of the vehicle that struck the man was traveling at approximately 35 miles per hour when they struck the man. No further information has been disclosed at this time. 

Our thoughts are with everyone involved. We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the family of the deceased. 

Police in Bakersfield continue to investigate. 

Car Accidents in Bakersfield

California is one of the largest and most populated states in the nation, which means the fatal accident rate is higher than nearly any other state. The lives of thousands are cut short each and every year due to fatal car accidents in California. More than 3,600 people lose their lives each year due to these collisions. They can occur for numerous reasons, including driver fatigue, distraction, and intoxication, among others. In the event that you believe that you or someone you love has suffered serious injuries or lost their life in an accident that was the result of driver negligence, call the law office of Torem & Associates as soon as you can. 

Our lawyers have what it takes to ensure that you are able to collect full and fair financial compensation for the injuries and losses you may have endured due to your recent accident. You could be suffering through major problems right now, as the aftermath of an auto collision is usually very difficult. Your injuries may be causing you great pain and suffering while the memories of the incident are causing you emotional turmoil. You may not be able to function like you once did due to PTSD and debilitating injuries. Allow an attorney from Torem & Associates to help you get back on your feet. 

If you have recently lost a loved one due to driver negligence, contact our law office to speak with a reputable wrongful death attorney in California. You may be able to be compensated for funeral costs, outstanding medical bills, and more. 

We, at Torem & Associates, will help you find an appropriate therapist, doctor, or whatever else you may require in order to recover successfully. Depending on the severity of the accident and your injuries, you may be able to collect compensation that can cover all of the associated costs with your recent accident. Call the California personal injury lawyers at Torem & Associates at (888) 500-5000. Our team is available to meet with you and discuss legal options available to help you recover. We work on a contingency fee basis, which means you pay nothing unless awarded financial compensation, and case evaluations and consultations are free. 

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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