Michael Tran Injures 15-Year-Old Girl From Downtown Bakersfield Protest
Bakersfield, CA (June 5, 2020)– Michael Tran injured a minor after crashing into protesters in downtown Bakersfield on Friday.
The incident happened on May 29 when a vehicle drove through protesters on Truxtun Avenue and H Street.
The suspect, a 31-year-old man identified as Michael Tran, now faces new charges while still on parole.
Subsequently, various people videotaped Tran speeding through the crowd in the intersection of Truxtun Avenue and H Street. Authorities reported at least one person, a 15-year-old girl, injured from the crash.
According to a court document, Tran carries a violent past. He holds various charges including casualty with a deadly weapon in 2018. In addition, he’s also charged with willful cruelty to a child, second-degree burglary, and battery.
Furthermore, the court document said the judge dismissed all those charges, and gave him three years probation.
Moreover, Tran awaits a hearing on Tuesday for this new case. He is also arraigned for a hearing on a probation violation on Wednesday.
In the case of the injured girl from the crash, it is crucial for her family to be aware of their rights. This means, that there may be a right to file a lawsuit. This can help the victim in getting justice and rightful compensation for the damages the accident caused.
What’s Next For The Girl’s Family
Mark Sweet, a personal injury attorney at Sweet Lawyers, says that serious car accident cases may call for an experienced lawyer to spearhead a separate investigation. A lawyer will make sure victims are not cheated from the proper compensation they are owed. “We have the ability to secure evidence in your favor, request additional information, get vital eyewitness accounts, and review insurance coverage you are entitled to that may not be common knowledge. Having an experienced attorney fighting on your behalf at such a delicate time in your life will make all the difference”.
If you or a loved one is injured in a car accident due to a negligent or irresponsible driver, do not hesitate to call Sweet Lawyers. With over 40 years in the legal field, we assure you that our personal injury lawyers are equipped with the necessary skills to win this case for you. Call us at (800) 203-3061 for a free case evaluation with legal expert. Furthermore, you may reach us through email, online chat, or text message 24/