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Bakersfield, CA – Two Killed, One Injured in Wreck on Hwy 65 near James Rd

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Bakersfield, CA (July 27, 2021) – Two people lost their lives and a passenger was seriously hurt in a crash that occurred on a highway in Bakersfield on Saturday, July 24. At approximately 1:00 p.m., police and paramedics were dispatched to the scene in order to assist those involved. 

According to information from reports, the incident occurred on Highway 65 near James Road when the driver of a Dodge caravan traveling south drifted into the northbound lane for reasons unknown. There, the Dodge was involved in a head-on crash with a Chevy suburban. 

Both drivers lost their lives at the scene, according to officials. A passenger present in the Suburban at the time was transported to an area medical center with serious injuries. 

The roadway was closed while crews worked to clear the scene. Those involved have not been identified to the public at this time. 

Police continue to investigate the details of the collision. No other information is currently available. 

We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the family of the deceased at this time. Our thoughts are with everyone involved. We hope for their full recovery. 

Car Accidents in Bakersfield

Even the most careful driver with a perfect driving record could sustain injuries in a car crash caused by another driver’s negligent actions. Accident victims in Bakersfield reportedly suffer severe or fatal injuries as a result of these dangerous incidents. Drivers in California, according to information provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, are very reckless, with the state being ranked as one of the top three most dangerous states in the nation for motorists. Alarmingly, human error causes roughly three out of every ten reported car wrecks, with negligent drivers accounting for approximately 94% of all reported vehicle collisions in the United States. 

Determining the exact cause of a traffic accident may be difficult due to the large number of factors involved in the event. Many different concerns may need to be considered in a personal injury claim, including speeding, intoxication levels, weather conditions, and more. Crash victims might be confused about what to do after being injured in a car crash caused by negligence. It is advisable to contact a Bakersfield personal injury attorney who has vast experience in working on cases like yours. This will increase your chances of receiving full and fair financial compensation for your injuries and losses. 

In the event that you or someone you love has suffered injuries in a wreck that happened under unfair circumstances, Torem & Associates are here to help you. We work to help our clients obtain the maximum compensation available for their pain and suffering. Our team of experienced and knowledgeable car accident lawyers in Bakersfield will make every effort to bring those responsible for your injuries to justice and accountability. If we find that your accident was indeed caused by the negligence of another motorist, we will ensure that you are able to collect just financial compensation for the pain, suffering, losses, and damages you may have endured due to your recent collision.  

A Bakersfield wrongful death attorney will be able to help you collect financial compensation for your loved one’s crash in the event that

Please call Torem & Associates as soon as possible at (888) 500-5000 to speak with one of our attorneys concerning your existing legal rights and choices 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 Stockton.  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 Stockton 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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