1 Injured in Bakersfield Pedestrian Accident on California Avenue
BAKERSFIELD, CA (August 6, 2020) – Tuesday night, 22-year-old Juan Jose Garcia hit and injured a pedestrian on California Avenue.
The incident occurred at around 9:12 p.m. on Chamberlain Avenue at East California Avenue.
According to the CHP, “Garcia was traveling eastbound at approximately 35 miles per hour. However, the pedestrian ran directly in front of him.”
Thus, he failed to stop and struck the pedestrian.
Furthermore, Juan Jose Garcia remained at the scene and didn’t show signs of impairment.
Meanwhile, responders transported the seriously injured pedestrian to Kern Medical Center. Also, the authorities shut down the No. 1 lanes of eastbound and westbound California Avenue.
The crash remains under active investigation.
If you are a pedestrian or a driver, pay close attention to those around you. Always keep a considerable distance from others just in case harm is near.
Accidents and Personal Injury Attorneys
According to the United States Department of Transportation, there are approximately 300,000 merging accidents every year. Therefore, it’s vital to be a proactive driver, rather than a reactive one. Driving defensively prepares you for emergencies.
If you’ve been injured in a crash, it is important to have an independent investigation to better protect your rights.
“Hiring the right firm, who has the resources to spend, can make all the difference between getting justice for a client,” says Mark Sweet, a seasoned attorney at Sweet Lawyers.
We understand that no amount of compensation can make a difference to the damages you suffered. However, pursuing a legal case against the reckless driver in your accident can help your family immensely. The Sweet Lawyers are here to lead you in your legal battle while you focus on recovering. Furthermore, our lawyers specialize in personal injury cases. Thus, we can work out compelling evidence for you. This will result in a high settlement to help you and your family recover. Tackling costly medical and memorial costs is no easy feat, and we’re here to assist in that regard. For a case evaluation, call (800) 674 7852.