1 Hurt in Bakersfield Pedestrian Crash on Bernard Street
BAKERSFIELD, CA (October 27, 2020) – Monday morning, a person suffered injuries in a pedestrian accident on Bernard Street and Union Avenue.
The CHP revealed that responders transported the pedestrian to a local hospital with moderate injuries. Meanwhile, the involved vehicle driver remained at the scene.
Additionally, the officers confirmed that the driver was cooperative with the investigation.
At this time, the authorities haven’t revealed any further details about the incident. Once further details becomes available, the public will be duly informed.
Moreover, the crash remains under active investigation.
Dealing With Similar Incidents
In today’s current state of affairs, taking strolls outdoors is becoming the new normal. With this, the likelihood of accidents involving pedestrians increases.
Car accidents are far more common than pedestrian accidents. However, there is still reason to be wary when traveling on foot.
“Pedestrian accidents do not occur as much as motor vehicle accidents. However, the pedestrian accidents tend to include more serious injuries,” Tyler Toomey said. He is a practicing attorney at Sweet Lawyers.
“Some of the worst pedestrian incidents involve minors. It’s because they are sometimes hard to see. They also ride bikes, skateboards, etc. Pedestrian incidents usually occur in shopping center entrances and street corners,” he added.
We understand that being involved in a pedestrian crash is a heavy load. Thus, it is best to turn to the experienced attorneys at Sweet Lawyers. Moreover, our attorneys and professional legal team have dealt with a variety of cases including pedestrian accidents. We promise to fight for you until your family achieves the justice and compensation that is owed. Call us at (800) 674 7852 to arrange your free consultation with an experienced legal professional in your area. Also, you may reach us 24/7.