Bakersfield, CA – One Injured in Car Crash on SR-58
Bakersfield, CA (June 24, 2021) – At least one person was injured during a hit-and-run car accident on State Route 58 in Bakersfield on Tuesday, June 22nd.
The crash took place near the on-ramp to Highway 99 at about 4:45 a.m.
When medical personnel arrived on the scene, they attended to at least one person who sustained injuries from the crash. The exact extent of their trauma is unknown.
One of the vehicles involved in the collision fled the scene. Detectives are working to identify and locate the other driver.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Injury Accidents in Bakersfield
Car accidents are one of the most devastating things a person can go through, mostly because victims are usually left with painful injuries that demand extensive medical treatment.
In California, more than 150,000 people are hospitalized annually as a result of injuries sustained in traffic-related incidents. Many victims are transported from the site of collisions and admitted into hospitals for treatment. Having to go through emergency surgery and spent days or even weeks in hospitals is another trauma in and of itself. Many people feel confused, scared, and unsure of how to move forward after being involved in an accident.
When victims are injured in accidents as a result of the negligence of other motorists sharing the road, it is crucial that they 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. In many cases, accident victims are able to recover compensation to cover both economic and non-economic damages, including:
- Medical bills
- Long-term care expenses
- Lost income/lost earnings
- Vehicle replacement or repair
- Pain and suffering
- Mental distress
- Punitive damages
In cases where victims are killed, surviving relatives may be entitled to compensation for funeral costs, burial fees, loss of consortium, and various other damages.
At Torem & Associates, our personal injury attorneys in California strive to ensure victims are in the best position possible to move forward after their accidents and reach their immediate and long-term goals. Our attorneys work diligently to protect the legal rights of victims after being injured in preventable accidents.
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. Our team is available to meet with you, at your earliest convenience, to discuss legal options available to help you obtain the compensation you need and deserve moving forward.
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.Categories: