1 Dead in Bakersfield Pedestrian Accident on Taft Highway and Harrison Street
BAKERSFIELD, CA (September 15, 2023) – Early Saturday morning, a brutal pedestrian crash on Taft Highway and Harrison Street killed 1 person.
The incident happened just before 2:31 a.m. on Taft Highway and Harrison Street.
According to reports, a pedestrian walked in the middle of Taft Highway and the driver failed to avoid him.
Reports said that the 60-year-old Bakersfield man driving west on Taft Highway approached Harrison Street when the crash occurred.
As a result, the 34-year-old male pedestrian from Taft succumbed to injuries at the scene. However, his identity remained undisclosed due to pending family notification.
Also, the authorities are still trying to determine whether drugs or alcohol played a role in the crash.
At this time, the circumstances that led to the crash remained unclear. Once additional details become available, the public will be notified.
Due to the limited information available, the authorities continued to investigate the crash.
Sweet Lawyers extends our condolences to the family and community of the victim.
Moving Forward after Brutal Pedestrian Crash on Taft Highway and Harrison Street
While the loss of a dear one is irreversible, it is in the best interest of you and your family to be aware of what to do next.
The family of the victim must become aware that they may have the authority to file a wrongful death suit. A wrongful death suit can be the most beneficial step toward recovery.
Filing a wrongful death claim will help alleviate the financial burden the death of a relative has generated.
“Having legal representation after such a traumatic event will provide your family the space to heal while ensuring that justice is brought to your loved one,” says Mark Sweet, of Sweet Lawyers.
If you or someone you love has been involved in a similar pedestrian accident, you do not have to face the aftermath alone. We strive for legal representation that encourages families to remain strong and find hope in their future. Above all, we understand the gravity of the situation at hand and want to help you. With our seasoned wrongful death lawyers, you will only need to tend to your well-being while we focus on your legal claim. Furthermore, our attorneys will ensure that you and your family receive the justice and compensation you deserve. For more information, call us now for a free consultation at (800) 674 7852.