3 People Trapped in Wreckage after Bakersfield Accident on 5 Freeway
BAKERSFIELD, CA (August 17, 2020) – Sunday afternoon, a major injury was reported in a rollover crash on 5 Freeway.
According to reports, a minivan overturned and went off the road at about 5:00 p.m. Moreover, the authorities revealed that the incident occurred southbound on 5 Freeway near Gorman School Road.
Meanwhile, the California Highway Patrol confirmed that three people were stuck in the wreckage.
Thus, due to the major injury reported, authorities dispatched emergency vehicles.
The crash remains under active investigation.
May this incident be a reminder for all motorists to drive responsibly. Drivers should also keep in mind that distracted driving, speeding, and failing to yield will lead to dangerous road accidents.
What to Do after Rollover Crash on 5 Freeway
While driving is essential for many to move about in their lives, it is one of the most dangerous daily maneuvers. Thus, it is therefore important to know how to proceed in case you find yourself involved in a traffic collision.
On the AAA Foundation Web site, chief executive officer Peter Kissinger repeatedly labeled the epidemic of motor vehicle-related accidents a “public health crisis.”
Mark Sweet, a personal injury attorney at Sweet Lawyers, says that serious car accident cases may call for a separate investigation spearheaded by an experienced lawyer fighting on behalf of the injured party. A lawyer will make sure victims are not cheated from the proper compensation they are owed.
If you or a loved one suffered serious injuries in a crash, reach out to the attorneys at Sweet Lawyers. Above all, we understand what you are going through, and our team is here to ensure your legal rights are safeguarded. Moreover, with over 40 decades in the field, we have the experience and the tools to win your case. Call us today at (800) 674 7852 for a free, no-obligation consultation. For your convenience, you can also reach us 24 hours a day, 7 days a week by email, online chat, and text message.