1 Dead in Bakersfield Car Accident on Highway 99
BAKERSFIELD, CA (August 25, 2020) – Saturday night, a 55-year-old man died in a crash on Highway 99 in Bakersfield.
The incident occurred at about 11:00 p.m. on Highway 99, south of Highway 166.
The officers responded to the 2007 Mercedes and tractor/trailer crash. Upon their arrival, they found out that the Mercedes driver stopped to the right shoulder. Then, it suddenly accelerated to the left directly to the path of the tractor/trailer. After the crash, the Mercedes stopped in the center median. Meanwhile, the tractor/trailer stopped in the number one and two lanes.
Officials declared the man deceased at the scene. Meanwhile, responders took a woman to Kern Medical.
Furthermore, the CHP revealed that alcohol played a role in the crash.
Moreover, the incident shut down multiple lanes Saturday night. However, the lanes have reopened early Sunday morning.
We understand that losing a loved one is never easy. Our law firm would like to express our heartfelt sympathies to those mourning the heartbreaking loss of the victims who passed in the auto accident on Bodega Avenue.
What Follows the Crash on Highway 99
It is clear now more than ever that one person’s negligence can have devastating effects on other individuals. This is quite common in accidents that result in death. Therefore, the family of the victim must become aware that they have the authority to file a wrongful death suit.
Indeed, a wrongful death suit forces liable parties to become accountable for their actions.
“The last thing most families want to deal with is piles of paperwork. Even questions from insurance companies and obtaining police reports can be stressful,” says Mark Sweet, an attorney at Sweet Lawyers.
Turning to an experienced attorney can provide you with peace of mind. By hiring representation, you will also have someone make sure that your rights are respected and that justice will be served.
Losing a loved one can be distressing for your family and those involved, to say the least. You may have a chance to obtain justice and the means needed to cover unexpected monetary, physical, and emotional damages. With 40 years of practice, Sweet Lawyers is confident that we can tackle your wrongful death lawsuit and help you recover. Our lawyers are here to guide you during your legal battle. We will help you acquire the justice and compensation needed to cover any financial hardships. Sweet Lawyers are no stranger to wrongful death cases. For a free case evaluation, call (800) 674 7852.