Bakersfield, CA – One Seriously Injured in Crash on Hwy 58 Near Chester Ave
Bakersfield, CA (July 08, 2021) – Officers were called to the scene of a major injury accident that took place on Highway 58 in Bakersfield on Thursday, July 8th.
The collision occurred near the exit for Chester Avenue at about 5:50 p.m. when a tractor-trailer rear-ended a Nissan, pinning the driver inside the car.
Emergency responders used a crane to lift the truck and extricate the trapped driver who was then transported to a local hospital in serious condition.
No other injuries were reported. Driver distraction is suspected to be a factor in the accident.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Tractor-Trailer Accidents in Bakersfield
More than 2,900 people are injured in truck accidents throughout Southern California each year. Commercial vehicles can weigh up to 80,000 pounds, which means they have the potential to cause catastrophic injuries to victims involved in collisions. This is particularly true when victims are traveling in smaller vehicles.
Since 1983, California personal injury attorneys at Torem & Associates have helped numerous vicious throughout California protect their legal rights after being injured in truck accidents caused by the negligent and reckless actions of others. Our team is dedicated to helping our clients get the justice they deserve after enduring overwhelming mental, physical, and financial consequences as a result of another person’s negligence.
The mental, physical, and emotional consequences of semi-truck accidents are often overwhelming. To make matters even worse, victims often face stacking medical bills, lost wages, and thousands of dollars in bills to replace or repair their vehicles. 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. Victims may be entitled to compensation to help alleviate the financial burdens they face moving forward.
We provide effective and aggressive legal representation to ensure our clients are in the best position possible to move forward, get the medical treatment they need for their injuries, and recover. If you’ve been injured in a collision, and you believe a negligent driver caused your accident, contact our California personal injury law firm 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.
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