Ryan Keith Walker Dead Following Dirt Bike Accident in Bakersfield
BAKERSFIELD, CA (February 17, 2021) – Tuesday night, motorcyclist Ryan Walker, 30, sustained injuries in a crash near Olive Drive and Roberts Lane.
According to California Highway Patrol, the collision involved a non-street legal dirt bike and a white SUV. Also, it occurred at around 8:30 p.m. near Olive Drive and Roberts Lane.
Then, reports revealed that the SUV pulled out to head east on Olive Drive. Then, the dirt bike crashed on its side.
Afterward, responders transported the motorcyclist, later identified as Mr. Walker, to a hospital with major injuries.The Bakersfield man was later pronounced dead.
Meanwhile, authorities said that the rider was not wearing a helmet at the time of the crash.
Officers said that the occupants of the SUV sustained no injuries.
The dirt bike had no lights or reflectors, said CHP.
The Rising Numbers of Accidents in the United States
According to the United States Department of Transportation, there are approximately 300,000 merging accidents every year.
Roadways, while scrupulously created and mapped for efficient travel, are one of the most dangerous settings.
As common of an occurrence as they are, many people do not suspect what follows in the event of a motorcycle accident.
Thus, the most valuable step you can take in response to a crash is hiring a personal injury attorney.
“Personal injury attorneys prioritize your recovery while securing your future from further losses a severe accident can bring. A common misconception is that personal injury lawyers don’t care. That is simply not true. Moreover, injury lawyers care about and want justice for their clients. We are driven by the desire to make our clients whole again,” says Steve Baric of Sweet Lawyers.
Contact Sweet Lawyers if you are involved in a Bakersfield motorcycle crash. Our firm tackles motorcycle accidents that have settled for more than $600 million dollars in lawsuits. If you want to work with a team of experienced attorneys who will go to great lengths for your future, call (800) 674 7852. You can also reach us 24 hours a day and 7 days a week by online chat, text message, and email. Above all, our team is here for you.