Sadie Najera Killed in Bakersfield Accident on Union Avenue near Golden West Casino
BAKERSFIELD, CA (May 13, 2021) – Wednesday night, Sadie Najera sustained injuries in a crash on Union Avenue near Golden West Casino.
According to California Highway Patrol, a vehicle struck a woman at around 10:45 p.m. The incident occurred at the 1000 block of South Union Avenue, near Golden West Casino and Belle Terrace in southeast Bakersfield.
Furthermore, responders from a local fire department performed CPR on the victim at the scene. Then, paramedics transported the woman to a local hospital with unknown injuries, CHP said.
Later reports revealed that the 17-year-old hit by the car succumbed to her injuries.
A GoFundMe has been kickstarted for the family of the teen in order to help with memorial costs. Donors can access the link here.
Due to the limited information available, the authorities continue to investigate the crash.
Dealing With Similar Incidents
In today’s current state of affairs, taking strolls outdoors is becoming the new normal. With this, so does the likelihood of accidents involving pedestrians.
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, pedestrian accidents tend to include more serious injuries,” Tyler Toomey said. He is a practicing attorney at Sweet Lawyers.
“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 Bakersfield 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. Also, you may reach us 24/7.