1 Person Dies in Crash on Highway 99 Near Highway 58 [Bakersfield, CA]

1 Person Dies in Crash on Highway 99 Near Highway 58 [Bakersfield, CA]
1 Person Dies in Crash on Highway 99 Near Highway 58 [Bakersfield, CA]

Police Officers Investigates Fatal Crash on Highway 99 in Bakersfield

Bakersfield, CA (August 6, 2021) – Officers are investigating, a crash that occurred on Highway 99 and left one person dead on Thursday night.

The incident took place on August 5 on Highway 99 near Highway 58 just before 10 p.m. 

According to the California Highway Patrol, the extent of the crash left at least one person dead. However, authorities have not released the victim’s identification.

Due to the lack of details, it is unclear what events led up to the collision. Furthermore, it is also unknown whether there are other injuries from the incident. 

CHP is still investigating the incident. 


Our deepest sympathies are with the family and friends of the deceased victim. We at Sweet Lawyers wish them strength and comfort during this difficult time.


Importance of Filing Wrongful Death Case

In a time where an unexpected tragedy befalls such as this one, the family may be left feeling powerless. It can be very difficult for them to grieve especially accepting such a loss that could have been prevented. 

While the loss of a dear one is irreversible, it is in the best interest of the grieving family to be aware of what to do next. The family of the victim is likely entitled to significant compensation via a wrongful death claim. A wrongful death claim allows surviving family members to achieve vindication for their dearly departed.

Some of the benefits of filing a wrongful death case include but is not limited to:

  • Alleviating most or all of the financial burden the death of a relative has generated.
  • Gaining compensation for the funeral expenses accrued over a deceased victim’s send-off. 
  • Holding the party responsible for your loved one’s passing accountable.

Hiring Wrongful Death Lawyers

Having an experienced wrongful death lawyer can serve as a great help for the family. They can cover all aspects of the family’s lawsuit to give them room to grieve in peace. 

If you suddenly lost a loved one or have a family member injured in a car crash, reach out to the lawyers at Sweet Lawyers. We have over 40 years of experience in the legal field and we know what it takes to win your wrongful death case. Our attorneys and professional legal team have dealt with various cases including car accidents, wrongful death, personal injury, and disability. We will fight to help you achieve the justice and compensation that your family deserves. Call us today for a free consultation at (800) 674 7852 and speak to an experienced legal professional in your area. Moreover, you can reach us 24 hours a day and 7 days a week by email, online chat, and text message.

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