Pedestrian Dead in Hit-and-Run Crash on Weedpatch Highway near Kerrnita Road
BAKERSFIELD, CA (November 23, 2022) – Tuesday morning, a man died in a hit-and-run accident on Weedpatch Highway near Kerrnita Road.
The incident happened at around 3:20 a.m. on Weedpatch Highway, south of Kerrnita Road.
According to California Highway Patrol, an unidentified southbound vehicle struck a male pedestrian as they walked in the southbound traffic for still unknown reasons. Then, the suspect’s vehicle fled the scene without stopping.
Moreover, responders confirmed that the victim succumbed to his injuries and died at the scene.
Furthermore, the incident closed Weedpatch Highway for a couple of hours but has long since reopened.
Meanwhile, officers asked anyone with information about the crash to call the California Highway Patrol, Bakersfield Area, at (661) 396-6600.
We at Sweet Lawyers send our condolences to the loved ones grieving the death of the victim.
Moving Forward After the Deadly Crash in Bakersfield
The loss of a family member is irreversible. Thus, it is in the best interest of you and your family to be aware of what to do next.
Filing a wrongful death claim after the crash on Weedpatch Highway near Kerrnita Road can help alleviate the financial burden the death of a relative has generated.
“Having legal representation after such a traumatic event will provide your family the space to heal. At the same time, ensuring that justice is brought to your loved one,” says Mark Sweet, of Sweet Lawyers.
If you lost someone you love in a similar pedestrian accident, you do not have to face the aftermath alone. We strive for legal representation that encourages families to remain strong and find hope in their future. Above all, we understand the gravity of the situation at hand and want to help you. Moreover, with our seasoned wrongful death lawyers, you will only need to tend to your well-being while we focus on your legal claim. Furthermore, our attorneys will ensure that you and your family receive the justice and compensation you deserve. Thus, for more information, call us now for a free consultation at (800) 674 7852.