Man Dead in Pedestrian Crash on Highway 99 near Merle Haggard Drive [Bakersfield, CA]

Man Dead in Pedestrian Crash on Highway 99 near Merle Haggard Drive [Bakersfield, CA]
Man Dead in Pedestrian Crash on Highway 99 near Merle Haggard Drive [Bakersfield, CA]

1 Killed in Bakersfield Pedestrian Accident on Highway 99 near Merle Haggard Drive

 
BAKERSFIELD, CA (January 12, 2022) – Tuesday morning, a man died in a pedestrian crash on Highway 99 near Merle Haggard Drive.
 
According to the California Highway Patrol, the incident happened at around 2:00 a.m. Moreover, it occurred on northbound Highway 99, north of Merle Haggard Drive.
 
Reports revealed that a northbound 2000 Plymouth Voyager collided with two more vehicles for still unknown reasons. Then, the male driver of the Voyager fled the scene on foot. However, as he crossed the center barrier wall onto southbound Highway 99, a tractor/semi-trailer combination hit him.
 
Moreover, responders pronounced the man dead at the scene.
 
Furthermore, officials believed that drugs or alcohol played a role in the incident.
 
Meanwhile, officers asked anyone with information about the crash to call the CHP Bakersfield Area, at 661-396-6600.


Our sympathies to the family and friends of the victim.


What Families Can Do After a Fatal Accident

 
The aftermath of tragic accidents like the pedestrian crash on Highway 99 near Merle Haggard Drive can make everything difficult for a family. Indeed, the last thing most people want to deal with is piles of paperwork, questions defense attorneys, and attempting to obtain police reports.
 
“Our firm works tirelessly to ensure that the people we work for are granted the highest restitution possible,” says Mark Sweet of Sweet Lawyers.
 
If you lost a loved one in a similar incident, you do not have to face the aftermath alone. Our wrongful death accident lawyers are vastly experienced in auto accidents and more. Our attorneys will guide you every step of the way. We are here to make sure that you receive the justice and compensation your family deserves. Allow us to handle the legalities, while you focus on healing from your loss. Moreover, our firm respects and values our clients’ trust. This is why we also do not require any silly “retainer” fees, unlike most law offices. Thus, to schedule a free consultation, call today at (800) 674 7852 and speak to an experienced legal professional.
 

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