1 Killed and 1 Arrested in Bakersfield Accident on Berkshire Road
BAKERSFIELD, CA (June 23, 2022) – Tuesday night, a woman died and authorities arrested Alexis Leon after a DUI crash on Berkshire Road.
According to the Bakersfield Police, the incident happened at around 11:00 p.m. Moreover, it occurred at the 1300 block of Berkshire Road.
Reports revealed that a vehicle struck a female pedestrian and then fled the scene. Then, driver Alexis Leon eventually came back to the scene in the hit-and-run vehicle.
Moreover, officers confirmed that the victim died in the incident.
Furthermore, officials confirmed that the suspect was driving under the influence. Moreover, they believed that speed also played a role in the crash.
Meanwhile, authorities expect Leon to be in court on Friday.
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 the Accident Involving Alexis Leon
Assigning blame is usually one of the last things you would consider doing in a time of a devastating loss. Then, 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.