1 Killed and 1 Hurt in Bakersfield Auto Accident on Highway 99
BAKERSFIELD, CA (July 14, 2021) – On Monday, a person died and one person sustained injuries after a multi-vehicle crash on Highway 99.
According to California Highway Patrol, the incident involving four vehicles happened on Highway 99.
Reports revealed that a southbound Dodge failed to slow down for the stopped traffic. Then, it rear-ended a Honda that was slowing due to stopped traffic.
The force of the crash pushed the Honda to rear-ended a Toyota, which in turn struck the rear of a Ford. All vehicles involved came to rest on the roadway, blocking traffic on the construction bypass lane.
Furthermore, responders pronounced the 72-year-old Van Nuys resident driving the Dodge, dead at the scene.
Meanwhile, paramedics transported the Honda driver to Kern Medical with minor injuries.
Also, the Ford and the Toyota drivers sustained no injuries in the collision.
Our sympathies are extended to the family and friends of the victim.
Following a Deadly Vehicle Crash on Highway 99
The aftermath of tragic multi-vehicle accidents can make things difficult for a family or victim.
Obtaining an attorney after a crash will give you space to heal. At the same time, ensuring that any damage or injuries do not exacerbate your situation.
“Our goal is to safeguard the legal rights of families in the wake of fatal accidents. Insurance companies work for their own interests, which is why we do for clients. Our firm works hard to ensure victims are granted proper compensation,” says Mark Sweet of Sweet Lawyers.
We are advocates of victims who are severely impacted by multi-vehicle accidents. Furthermore, our law group is well-versed in the legal justice system. Indeed, we know what it takes to win your case So, if you are facing a wrongful death case or personal injury case, call (800) 674 7852. We encourage you to grieve in peace, while we build your case. Therefore, if you’re interested, call us today while there’s still time.