63-Year-Old Man Killed in Horrific Bicycle Accident on N Chester Avenue and S McCord Avenue [Bakersfield, CA]

63-Year-Old Man Killed in Horrific Bicycle Accident on N Chester Avenue and S McCord Avenue [Bakersfield, CA]
63-Year-Old Man Killed in Horrific Bicycle Accident on N Chester Avenue and S McCord Avenue [Bakersfield, CA]

1 Dead in Bakersfield Bicycle Crash on N Chester Avenue and S McCord Avenue

BAKERSFIELD, CA (May 29, 2024) – Saturday night, a 63-year-old man died in a horrific bicycle accident on N Chester Avenue and S McCord Avenue.

The incident involving a vehicle and a bicyclist happened at about 9:14 p.m. on North Chester Avenue, south of McCord Avenue.

A preliminary investigation by CHP revealed that a 28-year-old man was driving a 2004 Chevrolet northbound on North Chester Avenue, south of McCord Avenue, at an undetermined speed. At the same time, a 63-year-old man was riding his bicycle westbound across North Chester Avenue without any lighting equipment during the dark hours, directly into the path of the Chevrolet. The Chevrolet driver couldn’t avoid the collision and struck the bicyclist.

The bicyclist sustained moderate to severe injuries and was transported to Kern Medical, where he sadly passed away on Sunday, May 26, 2024. The Chevrolet driver was also injured but remained at the scene after the crash. 

CHP stated that the involvement of alcohol and/or drugs is currently under investigation.


We at Sweet Lawyers send our condolences to the loved ones grieving the death of the victim.


What’s Next after Horrific Bicycle Accident on N Chester Avenue and S McCord Avenue

According to NHTSA, pedestrian and bicyclist accidents continue to rise in the United States. More pedestrians and cyclists died in 2018 than in any year since 1990.
 
If you lost a family member in a bicycle accident, contact the wrongful death lawyers at Sweet Lawyers. With us, you can be assured that your family will be taken care of in the severe aftermath of a deadly accident. Our consistent 40 years of experience in the legal field is proof that we know what it takes to win your case. Moreover, our attorneys and experienced professional legal team deal with a variety of cases, including bicycle accidents. Above all, we believe you deserve the best legal representation and proper compensation for your pain and suffering. Call our offices at (800) 674 7852 for a free consultation.

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