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Bakersfield, CA – Bakersfield’s ‘Big Shoe’ is damaged by a car crash

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BAKERSFIELD, CA On Wednesday morning, a car struck Bakersfield’s famous “Big Shoe” structure. At before 11 a.m., emergency personnel were called to the intersection of Chester Avenue and 10th Street due to a report of an accident.

The building housing Big Shoe Repair appears to have been struck by at least two vehicles, at least one of which plowed through it. Felipe Lopez, the company’s owner, told 17 News he was shocked but the only person in the building at the time of the collision. Three young people were traveling in one of the automobiles, said Bakersfield Police. It was unclear right away if anyone had been hurt.

Car Crash Lawyers In Bakersfield

The state of California suffers hundreds of pedestrian injuries each and every year. The state is estimated to lose 900 pedestrians every year as a result of traffic accidents. The number of fatalities in wrecks last year increased by 26 percent compared to the previous year. The most common causes of vehicle accidents are driver negligence or mistakes. 

In the United States, the majority of car accidents are caused by negligence on the part of the driver. Driving while distracted, texting while driving, fatigue, and intoxication are some of the factors that can cause drivers to behave negligently. It is important to note that pedestrian injuries are often more serious than those caused by collisions with vehicles. There is almost no protection available to pedestrians in the majority of cases.

Personal Injury Attorney California

In California, Torem & Associates is one of the most respected personal injury law firms, helping victims file lawsuits against negligent parties in order to obtain damages for their losses. Our goal is to provide our clients with comprehensive legal education as well as the best possible case management.

In the Law Offices of Torem & Associates, we are familiar with the fact that dealing with the aftermath of a motor vehicle accident can be a very challenging experience. The injuries that need to be treated after a car accident vary in terms of their physical and psychological nature. If you have been injured in an accident involving an erratic or negligent driver, you can get a free consultation from our car accident attorneys in Bakersfield. Our team is available to assist you in the event that you are injured and need assistance. Feel free to contact us at 1-800-378-6736 as soon as possible.

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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