Deborah Ann Geneau Dies, 1 Injured in Bakersfield Traffic Accident
Bakersfield, CA (July 23, 2020) – On Wednesday, 65-year-old Deborah Geneau died and another person was injured in a hit-and-run crash near Stockdale Highway and Don Hart Drive.
The tragic accident took place at around 1:09 p.m. near Cal State Bakersfield.
A vehicle moving west on Stockdale Highway swerved and crashed with at least two other cars. Then, one of the involved vehicles overturned and ended on top of another car that was traveling in the opposite direction.
The vehicle traveling east drove across the center divider and crashed. The fire rescue team and the paramedics pronounced its female driver, Ms. Geneau, dead at the scene.
Moreover, rescuers gave treatment to the driver of the vehicle that overturned. The victim sustained minor injuries due to impact.
Police said the driver who caused the incident fled the scene. The tragic accident is still under investigation. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Bakersfield Police Department at 661-327-7111.
Aubree Owen, a grandchild of Ms. Geneau, set up a Gofundme in order to raise money for the memorial expenses of the victim.
Please consider donating if you have the means.
We at Sweet Lawyers express our sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Deborah Geneau. Our thoughts are with you during this painful time.
What Can the Deceased’s Family Do?
It is clear now more than ever that one person’s negligence can have devastating effects. This is quite common in accidents that result in death.
Thus, it is crucial that the family of the victim becomes aware that they may be able to file a wrongful death suit.
A wrongful death claim allows surviving family members to achieve vindication for their dearly departed. It also alleviates all the financial tolls accrued during this delicate time.
Finding the right attorney to handle your wrongful death can be tricky and overwhelming. We at Sweet Lawyers prioritize families, and we provide compassionate, yet effective assistance throughout the entire process. We do not just win cases, we work to maximize your recovery, and grant you peace of mind. Call us at (800) 674 7852 for a free case evaluation with an expert. In addition, you may reach us through email, online chat, or textmessage. We’ve made our lines available to assist you 24 hours a day, and 7 days a week.