Bakersfield, CA – Fatal Head-On Collision on Hwy 43
Bakersfield, CA (August 12, 2021) – The California Highway Patrol was called to investigate a fatal head-on car accident that took place on Highway 43 on the morning of Tuesday, August 10th.
Police reports show that the crash occurred at about 5:05 a.m. on Highway 43 in the area of Interstate 5.
Officers from the California Highway Patrol confirmed that two vehicles were involved in the accident and at least one person was killed during the impact.
Highway 43 was shut down in both directions while crews worked to investigate and clear the scene.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Fatal Car Accidents in Bakersfield
Over 400 victims are injured in car crashes throughout California each day. The consequences of an accident often create an overwhelming source of stress in a victim’s life. Typically, victims are filled with questions and doubt and unsure of how to move forward.
Working with an aggressive and skilled legal team in the aftermath of your car accident can make a huge difference in your ability to recover. Since 1983, California personal injury attorneys at Torem & Associates have helped thousands of victims throughout Los Angeles County and southern California defend their legal rights after being injured in accidents that were caused by reckless and negligent drivers.
Even though a majority of motor vehicle collisions end with only minor injuries to the people involved, additional tens of thousands of victims will necessitate hospitalization, surgeries, and emergency medical treatment for their injuries. Based on the kind of car accident, the odds of critical and life-threatening injuries may be higher for certain people. There are many instances where car accident victims receive traumatic brain injuries, injuries to their spinal cord, broken and fractured bones, as well as additional injuries that leave them to deal with emotional trauma and overwhelming physical pain.
In addition to the physical and mental suffering and pain that victims must endure, they are often faced with mounting medical bills while being forced to take time off of work for their injuries. When people are hurt or lose a loved one in accidents resulting from negligent and reckless drivers, they should reach out to a wrongful death attorney in California as soon as possible. Victims may be entitled to compensation to help alleviate the financial burdens they will inevitably face moving forward in their lives.
Our attorneys are committed to helping our clients get the justice they are entitled to after suffering financial, physical, and mental damages as a result of another person’s negligence.
We provide reliable and aggressive legal representation to make sure that our clients are in the best position possible to move forward, get the medical treatment they need for their injuries and recovery. If you have been injured in an accident, and you believe a negligent driver caused your accident, contact our personal injury law firm in Los Angeles 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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