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Bakersfield, CA – Pedestrian Injured in Accident at 24th & Oak Sts

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Bakersfield, CA (August 24, 2021) – A serious traffic accident involving a pedestrian took place on Monday night just after 11:40 p.m. in Bakersfield. According to reports concerning the incident, the pedestrian was critically injured and taken to a nearby hospital for treatment. 

Police said that the crash happened at the intersection of 24th Street and Oak Street for reasons that have not been determined at this time. First responders arrived on-site shortly after the collision occurred to find a man with major injuries lying in the intersection. 

The motorist who struck the pedestrian remained at the scene and cooperated with officials. No one involved has been identified as police continue to investigate. 

Delays in traffic were observed for some time while crews worked to clear the scene. Drivers in the area were forced to find alternative travel routes for the time that the site of the collision was active with responders. 

Our thoughts are with the injured party in hopes of a full recovery. 

Pedestrian Accidents in Bakersfield

Thousands of victims are sent to area hospitals with injuries each year due to traffic collisions in the state of California. Pedestrians, who travel on foot without a vehicle, are particularly vulnerable to the impact of other cars weighing several thousand pounds. As a result, many pedestrians sustain severe injuries such as traumatic head injuries, spinal cord injuries, broken bones, and internal organ damages after being injured in a traffic-related incident.

Many injured pedestrians require hospitalization and have to spend months going back and forth to treatment, therapy, and rehabilitation. Although we want to believe that everyone is able to recover from their injuries, this is not always the case. In fact, numerous victims are left permanently disabled from their injuries.

Despite the many treatment options available to victims, they often come at an extraordinary cost. Usually, car accidents are caused by the actions of other motorists who are acting negligently while behind the wheel. These accidents can include people texting or using cellphones while driving, drunk driving, speeding, ignoring traffic control devices, and engaging in unsafe driving behaviors.

When victims are harmed in accidents as a result of another driver’s negligence, it is crucial that they work with a pedestrian accident attorney in Bakersfield to protect their legal rights. Seeking legal guidance from a qualified team of attorneys can help to ensure you are able to move forward in the aftermath of their accidents in the best position possible to recover. 

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 injured as a result of another person’s actions, we provide aggressive legal representation to ensure they are able to get full and fair compensation to cover the costs of medical treatment, lost wages, 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 a preventable 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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