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Bakersfield, CA – Jose Armando Colorado Vasquez Killed in Fatal Accident at McKee Rd near S Union Ave

Torem & Associates

Bakersfield, CA (October 19, 2021) – A 20-year-old man identified as Jose Armando Colorado Vasquez was identified as the driver killed in an auto accident that happened late Sunday, October 17 in South Bakersfield. 

Information from the California Highway Patrol stated that the collision occurred at McKee Road and South Union Avenue at approximately 11:15 p.m. Vasquez and the driver of an SUV were involved in a wreck at the intersection. 

Paramedics who responded to the scene transported Vasquez to Kern Medical to be treated for his injuries. He was later pronounced deceased. The reason the crash occurred remains under police investigation at this time. 

We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the family of Jose Armando Colorado Vasquez. Our thoughts are with everyone involved in and affected by this fatal accident in Bakersfield. 

Bakersfield Auto Collisions

Being involved in a vehicle accident can have a lasting impact on the lives of victims and their families. More than 270,000 accidents take place in our state each year. Although we want everyone to walk away from accidents without any issues, this is not the case. Automobile accidents throughout the state of California claim the lives of more than 3,200 people each year. Human error causes the majority of these wrecks. Statistics show that careless actions while operating vehicles contribute to approximately 80% of collisions each year.

For close to four decades, the Bakersfield car accident attorneys at Torem & Associates have helped the surviving family members of deceased crash victims get the help and justice they deserve after losing their loved ones in accidents resulting from the negligence of other drivers. Our attorneys strive to help our clients better understand options available to them moving forward to ensure they are able to maximize their recoveries and get the justice they deserve for their loved ones.

Wrongful Death Attorneys in Bakersfield

Losing a loved one under any circumstances can be challenging to accept. Knowing that your loved one lost their life in a preventable accident just makes the situation even more emotional. Not only are families forced to endure endless mental and emotional suffering, but they are often required to spend tens of thousands of dollars on medical treatment, property damages, funeral services, and more. After enduring the loss of a loved one in an accident, caused by the negligent actions of others, families can reach out to a wrongful death attorney in Bakersfield to explore legal options available to them moving forward.

Through our extensive knowledge of personal injury laws in California and access to invaluable resources, we are able to provide our clients with competent and trusted legal representation to help our clients win so they can hold wrongdoers accountable for their actions. If your loved one lost their life in a preventable accident, reach out to one of our personal injury attorneys in Bakersfield by calling (888) 500-5000. Our team is available to meet with you and discuss legal options available to help you recover.

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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