1 Hurt in Bakersfield Pedestrian Accident on Baker Street and Bernard Street
BAKERSFIELD, CA (December 6, 2020) – On Saturday night, a pedestrian sustained injuries in a crash on Baker Street and Bernard Street.
According to the California Highway Patrol, the incident happened just before 8:00 p.m. Moreover, it occurred on Baker Street and Bernard Street.
The pedestrian sustained major injuries, according to officers.
The suspect vehicle was described as a black, four-door sedan.
Further details regarding the hit-and-run vehicle and the incident are not readily available. Thus, the authorities continue to investigate the injury crash on Baker Street.
Dealing With Similar Incidents
In today’s current state of affairs, taking strolls outdoors is becoming the new normal. With this, the likelihood of accidents involving pedestrians increases.
Car accidents are far more common than pedestrian accidents. However, there is still reason to be wary when traveling on foot.
“Pedestrian accidents do not occur as much as motor vehicle accidents. However, the pedestrian accidents tend to include more serious injuries,” Tyler Toomey said. He is a practicing attorney at Sweet Lawyers.
“Some of the worst pedestrian incidents involve minors. It’s because they are sometimes hard to see. They also ride bikes, skateboards, etc. Pedestrian incidents usually occur in shopping center entrances and street corners,” he added.
We understand that being involved in a pedestrian crash is a heavy load. Thus, it is best to turn to the experienced attorneys at Sweet Lawyers. Moreover, our attorneys and professional legal team have dealt with a variety of cases including pedestrian accidents. We promise to fight for you until your family achieves the justice and compensation that is owed. Call us at (800) 674 7852 to arrange your free consultation with an experienced legal professional in your area. Also, you may reach us 24/7.