Man Injured in Pedestrian Collision on Baker Street
Bakersfield, CA (June 18, 2022) On Thursday, a man sustained serious injuries in a pedestrian accident on East Truxtun Avenue.
Bakersfield police say that the pedestrian collision happened at around 10:30 p.m. at the intersection with Baker Street.
Reports say that the vehicle struck the man as he was crossing southbound against a red light.
Paramedics transported the patient to a nearby hospital and the man was listed in critical condition.
When driving, it is important to follow all driving laws and the conditions of the road. If you see any vehicle or driver that looks dangerous, keep your distance. If you see a vehicle weaving in and out of the lanes, following too closely, or traveling at a higher rate of speed, move over a few lanes and get out of their way.
Drive defensively to ensure the safety of surrounding vehicles, drivers, and pedestrians.
Traffic Accidents: What Can You Do?
Thousands of people across California suffer injuries in traffic accidents every year. Thus, it is worthy to know what to do if you become a victim in a pedestrian accident like the one on East Truxtun Avenue, is to hire a personal injury attorney.
Furthermore, personal injury attorneys prioritize your recovery while securing your future from further losses a severe accident can bring.
Turning to an experienced attorney can provide you with peace of mind. You will also have someone to make sure that your rights are respected and that justice will be served.
If you’ve been in an accident like the pedestrian collision on Baker Street, you might have suffered minor to major injuries. While you rest and recover, Sweet Lawyers will ensure you and your family obtain the highest settlement to cover these medical costs and more. Also, if you miss work due to these injuries, lost wages only exacerbate financial pressure, so turn to us.