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Bakersfield, CA – Fatal Motorcycle Crash Takes One Life on SR 223 near Tower Line Rd

Torem & Associates

Bakersfield, CA (July 2, 2021) – On the afternoon of Sunday, June 27, a two-vehicle collision involving a motorcycle took one life on a roadway in Bakersfield. The incident was reported to authorities in the area at approximately 1:15 p.m. 

According to reports, the crash happened on State Route 223 near Tower Line Road for reasons still being investigated. A southbound motorcycle was traveling on Tower Line when it collided with an eastbound SUV driving on SR-223. 

The motorcyclist was ejected from the bike and later declared deceased by first responders. Paramedics transported the driver of the SUV to an area medical center with injuries. 

The incident shut down State Route 223 for an extended period of time on the afternoon of June 27. Authorities are still investigating the circumstances of the accident. 

We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the family of the deceased at this time. Our thoughts are with everyone involved and affected. 

Bakersfield Motorcycle Accidents

Over 500 people lose their lives due to motorcycle accidents in California each year. An additional 14,000 motorcyclists sustain severe injuries in these collisions annually. Due to the fact that motorcyclists are not protected during accidents, the risk for severe injury or death becomes even higher in the case of a wreck. This drastically increases their chances of broken bones, brain injuries, and debilitating spinal cord injuries that demand extensive and costly medical treatment. To make matters even worse, injured motorcyclists are often forced out of work for several months or even years as they recover.

If you or someone you love has sustained serious injuries in a motorcycle collision, you will probably be contacted by insurance companies who pose to be on your side. The truth is, they are attempting to encourage you to accept meager settlement offers as quickly as possible. Accepting an offer from an insurance company may not be in your best interest. Quite often, insurance companies offer the minimum amount of compensation to accident victims as a way to encourage them to sign over their legal rights. This often prevents victims from getting the compensation they need for medical treatment, lost wages, and various other costs they face from their accidents. Instead, it is crucial to reach out to a motorcycle accident attorney in California as soon as possible. You may have options available to help you move forward after being harmed in an accident.

The personal injury attorneys at Torem & Associates in Los Angeles have extensive experience helping our clients collect full and fair compensation after being injured in an accident. We provide aggressive and effective legal guidance that ensures accident victims are in the best position possible to cover the costs of medical care and various other financial obligations as they move forward from their accidents. Our team conducts an independent investigation into every case for our clients to ensure no detail goes unnoticed. We put together solid claims that ensure victims are in the best position possible to prove their case and get the justice they deserve. Contact our personal injury attorneys in California 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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