Jose Luis Cardenas Alvarado Dead, Several Injured in Bakersfield Big Rig Accident on Highway 184
BAKERSFIELD, CA (March 29, 2021) – Sunday night, Jose Cardenas Alvarado, 78, died in a big rig crash on Weedpatch Highway and Wilson Road.
The California Highway Patrol revealed that a 78-year-old Arvin man drove a pickup truck. Then, he stopped in the area of Weedpatch Highway and Wilson Road.
As the driver attempts to turn, he pulled in front of the big rig, inciting the collision.
Then, the impact sent the semi truck into an oncoming SUV.
As a result, the pickup driver was thrown from his vehicle. Jose Alvarado died at the scene.
On the other hand, a 29-year-old woman and a 5-year-old boy in the SUV sustained major injuries. At this time, the authorities haven’t disclosed their condition.
The deadly truck crash remains under active investigation.
Sweet Lawyers extends our heartfelt condolences during this difficult time to the family and friends of Jose Luis Cardenas Alvarado.
In the case of the crash on Weedpatch Highway and Wilson Road, the victims involved must become aware of their rights under the law.
You or your family may have the right to seek compensation for following a serious big rig crash. Some common examples include funeral expenses, medical bills, and what is called “loss of consortium.” Loss of consortium generally means the deprivation of future affection and companionship over an untimely death.
“Our goal is to safeguard the legal rights of families in the wake of catastrophic accidents. Although nothing can un-do a serious accident, we strive to secure the future of the families, protecting them from further losses,” explains Mark Sweet, a seasoned attorney at Sweet Lawyers.
Losing a loved one or sustaining injuries in a crash is a heavy load. Contact our experienced wrongful death attorneys at Sweet Lawyers to help you during this delicate time. Our seasoned lawyers have varied experience in the field. We will get the justice and compensation you deserve. Contact us at (800) 674 7852. You can also reach us 24 hours a day and 7 days a week by online chat, text message, and email.