Fatal Crash on Highway 178 Injures One
Bakersfield, CA (October 13, 2021)– On Tuesday, a Ford Explorer driver, a 68-year-old woman from Wofford Heights suffered injuries in a fatal crash on Highway 178.
The incident took place at around 5:15 p.m. at the top of the Kern River Canyon.
Officers said a 25-year-old man was westbound on the freeway when he drifted into the shoulder. He forced his vehicle to go into the other lane, however, he struck a Ford Explorer head on.
Unfortunately, he died at the scene.
The Ford Explorer driver sustained minor injuries.
Meanwhile, the authorities are still investigating the crash. They said drugs or alcohol do not appear to be a factor in the incident.
Sweet Lawyers would like to express our heartfelt sympathies to the family and community of the deceased. Our thoughts are with you during this difficult time. Moreover, we also wish the injured party a speedy recovery.
What Should We Do in Case of Injury Crash?
Each year, around 20-50 million people suffer injuries due to road accidents. However, not everyone knows about the things we need to do next after an injury crash.
The most valuable step you can take in response to incidents like the fatal crash on Highway 178 is hiring a personal injury attorney. Personal injury attorneys prioritize your recovery while securing your future from further losses a severe accident can bring.
However, a common misconception is that personal injury lawyers don’t care. That is simply not true. Sweet Lawyers‘ personal injury lawyers care about and want justice for their clients. We have the desire to make our clients whole again.
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