Pedestrian Hurt in Bakersfield Accident on Kern Canyon Road at Shalane Avenue
BAKERSFIELD, CA (February 10, 2021) – On Tuesday evening, a person sustained injuries in a pedestrian crash on Kern Canyon Road at Shalane Avenue.
According to California Highway Patrol, the incident occurred at around 6:30 p.m. Moreover, it happened on Kern Canyon Road at Shalane Avenue.
Also, the incident blocked westbound lanes of the road for about 10 minutes while the victim was still injured in the road.
No further details regarding the extent of injuries sustained by the pedestrian were available as of this moment.
The incident is under investigation.
Dealing With Similar Incidents
In today’s current state of affairs, taking strolls outdoors is becoming the new normal. With this, so does the likelihood of accidents involving pedestrians.
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.
“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, especially if the party responsible is still at large. 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.