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Bakersfield, CA – Bicyclist Injured During Crash at Union Ave and 19th St

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Bakersfield, CA (August 12, 2021) – On the afternoon of Tuesday, August 10th, a bicycle rider sustained significant injuries during a car accident at an intersection in Bakersfield.

According to police reports, the collision took place at about 4:35 p.m. at the intersection of 19th Street and Union Avenue. An investigation showed that a passenger vehicle and a bicycle were involved in the crash. 

The accident occurred when the westbound bicyclist and the southbound vehicle collided.  

Upon their arrival, paramedics transported the cyclist to a local hospital with serious injuries. The adult female driver of the car was unharmed during the incident. 

The driver remained at the scene and has cooperated with investigators. Officials confirmed that speed, drugs, and alcohol did not play a role in the collision. 

The victim’s identity is currently unknown. No other details have been made available.

This accident is under investigation.

Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family at this time. We hope for their full recovery.

Bicycle Injury Accidents in Bakersfield

Bicycle accidents in California put thousands of people in the hospital with life-changing injuries. In many cases, victims are left with broken bones or they endure brain injuries that cause them overwhelming pain and suffering. Many injured bicyclists require hospitalization and must spend months going back and forth to various medical appointments. 

Although there are several treatment options available for bicycle accident victims, they come at an extraordinary cost. Many people are simply unable to afford the costs of care, which forces them to go without the assistance they need to recover. In some cases, victims can work with a bicycle accident attorney in California in the aftermath of their accidents to make sure they are in the best position possible to recover. Seeking legal guidance from a qualified team of attorneys can help to ensure you are able to move forward and get the justice and financial compensation you need and deserve from the person responsible.

Accidents involving bicycles claim the lives of hundreds of people every year while thousands more are left to endure overwhelming pain and suffering from injuries. Bicycle riders are extremely vulnerable during accidents, which significantly increases their odds of sustaining broken bones, brain injuries, and debilitating spinal cord injuries that demand extensive and costly medical treatment. As if that wasn’t bad enough, injured cyclists are often forced out of work for several months or even years as they recover. 

Over the years, the California personal injury attorneys at Torem & Associates have helped thousands of people harmed in accidents get the justice and compensation they deserve. When our clients are hurt as a result of another person’s actions, we offer aggressive legal representation to ensure they are able to get full and fair compensation to cover the costs of medical treatment, lost income, pain, and suffering, and a variety of other damages they face moving forward. 

We provide aggressive legal representation to ensure our clients are able to protect their best interests and legal rights. If you have been injured in an avoidable 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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