1 Killed and Robert Barnard and Victoria Gomez Injured in Kern County Multi-Vehicle Crash
KERN COUNTY, CA (July 28, 2020) – Last Friday, a fatal accident on Interstate 5 near Twisselman Road involved Robert Barnard and Victoria Gomez.
According to reports, several motorcyclists traveled north on 5 Freeway north of Twisselman Road.
However, two of the riders later crashed. A 2011 Harley Davidson steered onto the right shoulder. Meanwhile, another motorcycle, a 2015 Kawasaki, crashed with 63-year-old Robert Barnard driving a vehicle.
Due to the impact, the 33-year-old Kawasaki rider was ejected from his bike. As Robert Barnard tried to avoid further collisions, he drove across the median and crashed with 36-year-old Victoria Villa Gomez, driving a 2013 Kia.
When the authorities arrived, they declared the Kawasaki rider dead at the scene. Meanwhile, the Harley Davidson rider sustained moderate injuries. Responders transported the rider to Kern Medical Center.
The authorities continue to investigate the fatal accident.
Sweet Lawyers extends our condolences to the family and community of the victim.
Moving Forward after a Tragic Loss in a Crash
While the loss of a dear one is irreversible, it is in the best interest of you and your family to be aware of what to do next.
The family of the victim must become aware that they may have the authority to file a wrongful death suit. A wrongful death suit can be the most beneficial step towards recovery.
Filing a wrongful death claim will help alleviate the financial burden the death of a relative has generated.
“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.
If you or someone you love has been involved in a similar multi-vehicle accident, you do not have to face the aftermath alone. We strive for legal representation that encourages families to remain strong and find hope in their future. Above all, we understand the gravity of the situation at hand and want to help you. With our seasoned wrongful death lawyers, you will only need to tend to your well-being while we focus on your legal claim. Furthermore, our attorneys will ensure that you and your family receive the justice and compensation you deserve. For more information, call us now for a free consultation at (800) 674 7852.