Fatality Reported in Bakersfield Auto Accident on Interstate 5 and Stockdale Highway
BAKERSFIELD, CA (June 20, 2021) – Friday morning, a person died in a crash on Interstate 5 and Stockdale Highway in Bakersfield.
According to reports, the incident happened at about 5:56 a.m., north of the Kern County Raceway Park. It happened on northbound Interstate 5, south of Stockdale Highway.
The crash involved one big rig and a Dodge Charger.
Meanwhile, the CHP confirmed that the vehicle traveled south. Then, for an unknown reason, it drove across the center divider into the northbound traffic.
Afterward, the vehicle slid under the northbound big rig’s rear.
Eventually, the vehicle caught on fire after colliding and the driver suffered fatal injuries/
The incident also reduced the lanes into one lane.
Thus, the authorities advised drivers to exit before Stockdale. Furthermore, the involved truck carried between 35-40 pounds of solar panels.
During this tragic time, we would like to send our sincere sympathies to the bereaved family and friends of the victim.
Dealing with The Loss after an Auto Accident
Assigning blame is usually one of the last things you would consider doing in a time of a devastating loss. However, the family of the victim must become aware that they have the authority to file a wrongful death suit. A wrongful death suit can be the first step towards closure.
“Our goal is to safeguard the legal rights of families in the wake of catastrophic accidents. Although nothing can bring back those dearly departed, we strive to secure the future of our clients, protecting them from further losses,” explains Mark Sweet of Sweet Lawyers.
Sweet Lawyers consist of a compassionate legal team that aids families in the most delicate moments. Moreover, our law group is well-versed in the legal justice system and has no problem overcoming challenges. Our firm buckles down when it comes to our clients’ futures and well-being. If you are facing a wrongful death case, call (800) 674 7852. We encourage you to rest and rehabilitate, while we determine the ideal approach to getting you the restitution you deserve. The financial toll the loss of a loved one has brought will be covered with us. If you’re interested, call our wrongful death attorneys today.