1 Dead in Bakersfield Pedestrian Accident on Highway 99 and Cecil Avenue
BAKERSFIELD, CA (August 1, 2022) – Saturday night, a person died in a pedestrian crash on Highway 99 and Cecil Avenue.
The incident occurred just before 9:30 p.m. in the northbound lanes of Highway 99 and Cecil Avenue.
According to reports, J. Wenger from Fresno drove an Audi in the fast late at 70 mph. Meanwhile, I. Lopez drove in the second lane from the left at about 75 miles per hour.
Then, the male pedestrian attempted to run across the road in a southwesterly direction in front of the Audi.
Then, Wenger tried to veer off the way but it struck the pedestrian with its driver’s side mirror. However, the pedestrian fell into Lopez’s path. Then, Lopez struck and killed the pedestrian.
Meanwhile, both drivers sustained no injuries in the crash.
Also, the crash shut down the northbound lanes of State Route 99 at Cecil Avenue for about 2 hours for the investigation.
Furthermore, authorities ruled out alcohol or drugs as factors in the crash.
Sweet Lawyers sends our sincere condolences to the family and loved ones of the victim.
Moving Forward After the Deadly Crash in Bakersfield
The loss of a family member is irreversible. Thus, it is in the best interest of you and your family to be aware of what to do next.
Filing a wrongful death claim after the crash on Highway 99 and Cecil Avenue will help alleviate the financial burden the death of a relative has generated.
“Having legal representation after such a traumatic event will provide your family the space to heal. At the same time, ensuring that justice is brought to your loved one,” says Mark Sweet, of Sweet Lawyers.
If you lost someone you love in a similar pedestrian accident, you do not have to face the aftermath alone. We strive for legal representation that encourages families to remain strong and find hope in their future. Above all, we understand the gravity of the situation at hand and want to help you. Moreover, with our seasoned wrongful death lawyers, you will only need to tend to your well-being while we focus on your legal claim. Furthermore, our attorneys will ensure that you and your family receive the justice and compensation you deserve. Thus, for more information, call us now for a free consultation at (800) 674 7852.