Motorcyclist Injured in Motorcycle-Truck Hit-and-Run Crash on Central Bakersfield
Bakersfield, CA (November 14, 2020) – On Friday, a hit-and-run collision on Brundage Lane and South P Street left a motorcycle rider injured.
Moreover, authorities say that the crash happened at about 7:45 p.m. in Central Bakersfield.
Furthermore, police say that the motorcycle rider sustained minor injuries, while the offending motorist ran from the scene.
Additionally, witnesses describe the suspect vehicle as an older model black truck.
Lastly, no additional information about the crash is available at the moment.
Recently, crash rates in California continue to increase, rather than decrease, despite the additional safety features on newer vehicle models. Moreover, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).
They say two out of three motorists are involved in an injury accident during their life. Although we don’t want this to happen, it is still vital to know when to proceed if you or a family member is involved in a similar car accident.
Additionally, we highly recommend that you use a rideshare app if you can’t safely operate a vehicle to avoid this kind of accident.
What to Do Following a Bakersfield Hit and Run
- Before anything else, seek medical attention if you have been hurt.
- Then, get to a safe place to prevent further damage or injury.
- Next, collect as much information as possible: insurance and contact information of people involved in the accident, pictures/videos of vehicles involved, etc.
- Afterward, file a police report or incident report by calling 911.
- Lastly, hire an experienced personal injury attorney from Sweet Lawyers.
Ultimately, the most valuable step you can take in response to an accident is hiring a personal injury attorney.
Mark Sweet, an award-winning attorney at Sweet Lawyers, says that serious car accident cases may call for a separate investigation.
Sweet Lawyers Are Here for You
It’s true that the physical and mental trauma from the incident may change the lives of those involved forever. Concurrently, that is why our firm works tirelessly to ensure that the people we work for are granted the highest restitution possible.
Furthermore, our firm will handle every aspect of your case so that you can focus on the health and wellbeing of your family. Additionally, our team will update you on all the important legal details to grant you peace.
In a word, call our offices now at (800) 674-7854 and let us help you deal with your case. You can reach us by email and talk through our live online chat. Your consultation is free and confidential.