Reckless Driver Kills Motorcyclist in Airport Drive Collision
Bakersfield, CA (May 29, 2023) On Saturday morning, a reckless driver caused a motorcycle accident on State Road that killed a motorcyclist.
According to the Bakersfield Police Department (BPD), the fatal collision happened at around 11:15 a.m. at the intersection of State Road and Airport Drive.
Reports say that a driver did not stop at a red light and struck a westbound motorcyclist. Officials say that the driver stayed at the scene and cooperated with officers.
Meanwhile, the motorcyclist sustained life-threatening injuries due to the crash. Paramedics transported the rider to a hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries and died at the hospital.
BPD is investigating the Airport Drive collision.
Sweet Lawyers extends our condolences to the bereaved family of the man who died in the motorcycle accident on State Road. Our hearts are with you through these trying times.
Fatal Motorcycle Accidents
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 like the motorcycle accident on State Road that resulted in death. It is key that the victim’s loved ones know they can take power in the devastating situation, despite feeling defeated by the tragedy surrounding the matter.
A wrongful death suit allows families to hold parties liable for the irrevocable damages they have caused. It is a claim brought against a defendant who has caused someone’s death, either through negligence (i.e. reckless driving) or as a result of some intentional action.
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