Michelle Rickman Arrested in Crash on South Chester Avenue Injuring Motorcyclist
Bakersfield, CA (April 19, 2021) – On Saturday, a motorcyclist was seriously injured. Meanwhile, police arrested Michelle Rickman in a DUI hit-and-run crash on South Chester Avenue.
Moreover, the accident happened at around 10 p.m. at Highway 58 eastbound onramp.
Apparently, a 34-year-old sedan driver rear-ended a motorcyclist.
A good samaritan performed CPR on the motorcyclist before emergency medical crews arrived. Even so, the motorcyclist sustained major injuries, listed as critical at a nearby hospital.
Police said Rickman tried to run from the scene; however, a law enforcement helicopter tracked her.
Officers found Rickman in the 300 block of Brink Street and arrested her.
Subsequently, they booked Rickman into the Kern County jail for DUI and felony hit-and-run. She is due in court on April 20.
Meanwhile, please call Bakersfield police at 661-327-7111 if you have details about the incident.
Ultimately, this is a stark reminder to never drink and drive.
Dealing With Crash Injuries
The most valuable step you can take in response to a hit and run crash is hiring a personal injury attorney. Indeed, personal injury attorneys prioritize your recovery, while securing your future from further losses a severe accident can bring.
Thus, “hiring the right firm, who has the resources to spend, can make all the difference between getting justice for a client,” says Mark Sweet, a personal injury attorney at Sweet Lawyers.
Ultimately, you do not have to face the aftermath alone. Call Sweet Lawyers at (800) 674 7852 for a free consultation today. Similarly, you can reach us at any time through a text or an e-mail. Truly, our passionate team would always be glad to assist you with your legal concerns.