1 Hurt in Bakersfield Hit-and-Run Accident on California Avenue and King Street
BAKERSFIELD, CA (May 20, 2021) – Tuesday, a motorized scooter rider suffered injuries in a crash on California Avenue and King Street.
The hit-and-run accident occurred at the intersection of East California Avenue and South King Street.
When the officers arrived, they located an adult man down in the road with moderate to major injuries. According to the investigation, the man traveled east on East California Avenue on a motorized scooter. Then, a vehicle turned left in front of him.
Afterward, the car struck the scooter and fled the scene. The authorities described the vehicle as a light blue, 2009-2012 Nissan Versa, four-door hatchback with black rims. Also, they said that the vehicle may have damage to the rear passenger door and bottom of the driver door.
Furthermore, the authorities described the driver as a Hispanic man with a short fade and black or brown hair.
Moreover, the authorities urged anyone with information about the crash to contact BPD Traffic Detail at 661-326-3967.
If you feel yourself drifting into other lanes due to fatigue or any other reason, safely pull over and rest before continuing to drive. You can also call a friend or an Uber to pick you up if you feel like it would be unsafe to drive.
Ways to Deal with Auto Accidents
Each year, around 20-50 million people are injured or become disabled due to a crash. To avoid suffering from such incidents, practice safe driving habits on the road at all times.
As a driver, it’s your responsibility to do it even when it is empty, even when there is no police officer around to make sure you make, say, a complete stop.
Even with the best driving habits, it is still important to know what to do if you find yourself in a motor vehicle accident
Steve Baric of Sweet Lawyers says, “The most valuable step you can take in response to a vehicle crash is hiring a personal injury attorney. Personal injury attorneys prioritize your recovery. At the same time, they will secure your future from further losses a severe accident can bring.”
If you’re involved in a serious scooter accident, call us. Sweet Law Group has over 40 years of experience in the legal field. We know what it takes to win your auto accident, personal injury, or disability case. Also, we promise to fight, day and night, to achieve the justice and compensation that you and your family deserve. Call our offices at (800) 674 7852 for a free consultation with a professional in your area.