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Bakersfield, CA – Fatal Bicycle Accident at Harris Rd & Country Meadows Dr

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Bakersfield, CA (August 28, 2021) – Officers with the Bakersfield Police Department are looking for a driver involved in a collision occurring early Saturday, August 28, that left a bicyclist dead.

According to Bakersfield police, officers were called to the intersection of Harris Road and Country Meadows Drive. The hit-and-run crash with the bicyclist happened just after 12:30 a.m.

Upon arrival, officers discovered a man on the road with serious injuries. He was rushed to a nearby hospital where he later succumbed to his injuries.

The driver fled the scene eastbound on Harris Road, officials say. Police described the suspect vehicle as a small to mid-sized SUV, possibly red.

Authorities are continuing to investigate at this time.

Our deepest condolences go out to the family of the deceased victim. 

Bicycle 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 Bakersfield 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.

Bakersfield Bicycle Accident Attorneys

Over the years, the Bakersfield 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.

At Torem, we ensure victims 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 Bakersfield 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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