1 Hurt in Bakersfield Auto Accident on Highway 99 and Herring Road
BAKERSFIELD, CA (January 26, 2021) – On Monday, 1 person sustained injuries in a single-vehicle crash on Highway 99 and Herring Road in Bakersfield, California.
According to California Highway Patrol, at around 3:19 p.m., a vehicle carrying at least five juveniles crashed into a canal. Moreover, it happened just west of southbound Highway 99 and Herring Road.
Then, responders transported one person with serious injuries via helicopter. On the other hand, at least three were taken to a hospital via ambulance.
No further details were available at this moment.
The incident is under active investigation.
May this incident be a reminder for all motorists to drive responsibly. Drivers should also keep in mind that distracted driving, speeding, and failing to yield will lead to dangerous road accidents.
What to Do After Crash on Highway 99 and Herring Road
While driving is essential for many to move about in their lives, it is one of the most dangerous daily maneuvers. It is therefore important to know what to do if you find yourself in a traffic collision.
On the AAA Foundation Web site, chief executive officer Peter Kissinger repeatedly labeled the epidemic of motor vehicle-related accidents a “public health crisis.”
Mark Sweet, a personal injury attorney at Sweet Lawyers, says that serious car accident cases may call for a separate investigation spearheaded by an experienced lawyer fighting on behalf of the injured individual. A lawyer will make sure victims are not cheated of the proper compensation they are owed.
If you or a loved one suffered serious injuries in a crash, reach out to the attorneys at Sweet Lawyers. Above all, we understand what you are going through, and our team is here to ensure your legal rights are safeguarded. With over 40 decades in the field, we have the experience and the tools to win your case. Call us today at (800) 674 7852 for a free, no-obligation consultation. Thus, for your convenience, you can also reach us 24 hours a day, 7 days a week by email, online chat, and text message.