2 Hurt in Bakersfield Car Accident on Weedpatch Highway
BAKERSFIELD, CA (June 9, 2020) – Sunday night, two drivers sustained serious injuries in a head-on crash on Weedpatch Highway.
According to CHP, the crash occurred at about 8:40 p.m. on Weedpatch Highway near Bengston Avenue.
Sgt. Bryan Hunt revealed that a Chevy Suburban traveled while a Subaru traveled north. However, the Subaru driver went across double yellow lines in the roadway to drive passed the traffic.
When responders arrived, they transported the seriously injured drivers to a hospital. Meanwhile, six other parties sustained minor to moderate injuries as they rode the Suburban, Hunt added.
The authorities are still investigating the crash. They also temporarily closed the traffic for an hour and a half.
The collision and investigation blocked traffic for about an hour and a half.
Whenever you are behind the wheel of a vehicle, it is your responsibility to follow all traffic laws. An unforeseen accident can be avoided by following staying cautious of the road ahead. By doing so, you can help to assure the safety of yourself and others around you.
The Increasing Numbers of California Car Accidents
In 2017, 485,866 accidents were reported solely in the state of California. Despite this fact, many people still do not suspect what follows in the event of a car crash.
The alarming records continue to go up. Around 20-50 million people are injured or become disabled due to an auto crash each year.
If this is the case, one must learn how to proceed in case you find yourself involved in a traffic collision.
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