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Bakersfield, CA – Fatal Crash Takes One Life, Injures One Other on SR 43 near Sherwood Ave

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Bakersfield, CA (June 6, 2021) – One woman has lost her life and a man became injured after a car accident that occurred in Bakersfield on the afternoon of Saturday, May 5. According to reports, the wreck occurred around noon near State Route 43 and Sherwood Avenue. 

According to information from authorities, a woman lost her life in the crash and a man was transported to an area hospital with injuries deemed major in nature. Neither of their names have been reported to the public at this time. 

The area in which the collision occurred was closed while authorities worked to determine the cause of the incident. Delays in traffic were observed for an extended period of time. 

Authorities in Bakersfield continue to investigate the circumstances of the collision. Our thoughts are with those involved. We hope for their full and fast recovery. 

California Car Wrecks

Hundreds of thousands of car accidents take place in California each and every year. On average, the Golden State sees more than 400,000 auto accidents per year! California is among the top three most dangerous states for motorists, along with Florida and California. Approximately 250,000 people sustain injuries in these collisions and more than 3,500 people are killed each year. This is equivalent to over 1,000 car accidents per day, or more than one per minute. 

If you have been injured or lost a loved one in a traffic collision in California that you believe was caused by the negligence of another person, it is in your best interest to contact a personal injury attorney in California who will be able to inform you of your existing legal rights. You could be entitled to significant financial compensation that can cover things like piling medical bills, repair costs for your vehicle, and more. Non-economic damages such as pain and suffering and loss of consortium may also be covered depending on the circumstances of the incident. 

California car accident attorneys at Torem & Associates have extensive experience assisting clients to recover the maximum amount of compensation available by pursuing legal claims against at-fault drivers. Our personal injury attorneys at Torem.com provide aggressive legal representation to ensure victims are able to hold those at fault accountable for their accidents. We strive to help accident victims recover full and fair compensation for medical treatment as well as a variety of financial burdens they face moving forward. 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.  

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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