1 Hospitalized in Bakersfield Hit-and-Run Accident on Snow Road and Coffee Road
BAKERSFIELD, CA (December 9, 2020) – On Monday, a man sustained injuries in a pedestrian crash on Snow Road and Coffee Road.
According to California Highway Patrol, the incident happened on Snow Road, just west of Coffee Road. Moreover, it occurred in northwest Bakersfield at around 9:25 a.m.
Responders found and transported a man lying in the road to Kern Medical after sustaining major injuries.
CHP said that the suspect vehicle fled the scene after the incident. Then, the driver headed west on Snow Road. Moreover, the authorities described the vehicle as a pickup truck loaded with large boxes in the back.
The incident is under investigation.
Dealing With Similar Incidents
In today’s current state of affairs, taking strolls outdoors is becoming the new normal. With this, the likelihood of accidents involving pedestrians increases.
Car accidents are far more common than pedestrian accidents. However, there is still reason to be wary when traveling on foot.
“Pedestrian accidents do not occur as much as motor vehicle accidents. However, the pedestrian accidents tend to include more serious injuries,” Tyler Toomey said. He is a practicing attorney at Sweet Lawyers.
“Some of the worst pedestrian incidents involve minors. It’s because they are sometimes hard to see. They also ride bikes, skateboards, etc. Pedestrian incidents usually occur in shopping center entrances and street corners,” he added.
We understand that being involved in a pedestrian crash is a heavy load. Thus, it is best to turn to the experienced attorneys at Sweet Lawyers. Moreover, our attorneys and professional legal team have dealt with a variety of cases including pedestrian accidents. We promise to fight for you until your family achieves the justice and compensation that is owed. Call us at (800) 674 7852 to arrange your free consultation with an experienced legal professional in your area. Also, you may reach us 24/7.