1 Hurt in Bakersfield Auto Accident on Highway 178
BAKERSFIELD, CA (August 31, 2020) – Sunday afternoon, a person suffered injuries in a hit-and-run crash on Highway 178.
According to CHP reports, the officers came to the scene at about 2:00 p.m. Moreover, the incident occurred near Kern River Canyon. Meanwhile, the department added that the suspect vehicle traveled recklessly before the collision.
At this time, there are no further details provided. Once updates become available, the public will be informed.
The crash on Highway 176 remains under active investigation.
Next Steps after Hit-and-Run Crash on Highway 178
The United States Department of Transportation recently reported that an estimate of 300,000 merging accidents happen every year. Thus, if you have been involved in a similar accident, make sure you jot down important information afterward.
Get the insurance and contact information of the involved party. Take pictures/videos of vehicles involved, provide documentation of fault, and whatever else that can be used for evidence. By doing so, you can make sure you receive the maximum compensation.
Personal injury attorneys prioritize your recovery while securing your future from further losses a severe accident can bring.
Sweet Lawyers offer legal representation from experienced and compassionate attorneys that safeguard your legal rights.
“We value the trust and respect of our clients. Thus, we continuously fight to hold liable parties accountable and award our clients the compensation they deserve,” says Steve Baric of Sweet Lawyers, an experienced attorney.
If you or a loved one has recently been injured in a similar collision, you do not have to face the aftermath alone. Our goal at Sweet Lawyers is to provide our clients with aggressive representation and an outcome that’s conducive to their needs. If you believe you may have a case and would like to pursue it, contact our lawyers for further guidance. For more information, call us today at (800) 674 7852. Also, you can reach us 24 hours a day and 7 days a week by email, online chat, and text message.