Person Killed in Traffic Crash on State Route 138
Bakersfield, CA (September 17, 2022) On Friday evening, a pedestrian, Vincent Ortiz Hernandez, died in a fatal crash involving multiple vehicles on Olive Drive in northwest Bakersfield.
Bakersfield police say that the fatal crash happened around 11 p.m. near Agoura Hills Way.
Reports say that multiple vehicle struck a 62-year-old pedestrian laying on the roadway. Officials say that the accident caused fatal injuries to the pedestrian and police pronounced the pedestrian dead at the scene.
Furthermore, the Kern County Coroner’s Office identified the decedent as Vincent Ortiz Hernandez.
Moreover, authorities are investigating the incident and have not provided additiona information about the Olive Drive fatal crash.
Sweet Lawyers extends our condolences to the family of Mr. Ortiz Hernandez. Our hearts are with you during these difficult times.
Our Attorneys Can Help the Bereaved of the Bakersfield Pedestrian Crash
California’s road accident rate continues to increase, rather than decrease. That is despite the additional safety features on newer vehicle models.
The increasing crash rate reflects that auto accidents are becoming rampant. Incidents like the Olive Drive fatal crash are a leading cause of death for individuals ages 5-64.
As a matter of fact, according to the NHTSA, two out of three motorists will be involved in an injury accident during their life.
“Having legal representation after such a traumatic event will provide your family the space to heal while ensuring that justice is brought to your loved one,” says Mark Sweet, of Sweet Lawyers.
We will fight to achieve the justice and compensation that you and your family truly deserve.