Horrendous Traffic Crash on Highway 58 Hurts Bakersfield Man [Bakersfield, CA]

Horrendous Traffic Crash on Highway 58 Hurts Bakersfield Man [Bakersfield, CA]

85-Year-Old Woman Killed in Horrific Vehicle Collision Near Washington Street

Bakersfield, CA (March 30, 2024) On Thursday afternoon, a 62-year-old Bakersfield man was injured in a fatal traffic crash on Highway 58 that claimed the life of an 85-year-old woman.

According to the California Highway Patrol (CHP), the tragic collision happened at about 12:19 p.m. on Highway 58 near Washington Street.

Reports say that the 85-year-old female driver was in a westbound Kia Sorento that crashed into a Ford F-250 parked on the right shoulder of the highway.

Officials say that the Kia veered off the road and crashed into the stopped pickup.

Authorities pronounced the female driver dead at the scene, while the 62-year-old Bakersfield man on the parked pickup suffered injuries and was transported to the hospital.

CHP Bakersfield is investigating the tragic 2-vehicle crash and has not released additional information at this time.


Sweet Lawyers extends our deepest condolences to the bereaved family of the woman who died in the horrific vehicle collision near Washington Street. Our hearts are with you through these trying times. We also wish the injured man a quick recovery.


What to do Following the Traffic Crash on Highway 58?

When an accident occurs, hiring a personal injury lawyer is always advisable. Choosing the right personal injury attorney is crucial to protecting your future from further losses caused by injuries.

With Sweet Lawyers‘ experienced attorneys, you can be assured that your case is in good hands. We assure you that our tenured lawyers will ensure your rights are respected.

Moreover, you must know that you may file a legal claim if you were injured or lost a loved one in a vehicle crash. The goal of this lawsuit is to give the loved ones of the victims some semblance of justice.

A legal claim like a personal injury claim or wrongful death claim will hold parties liable for the irrevocable damages they have caused. Settlements can range from several hundred thousand dollars to tens of millions of dollars, depending on the scale of the event. They provide financial relief to those or for the relatives of those who were involved.

With legal representation, you can obtain compensation for medical bills, loss of earnings, future medical expenses, pain and suffering, and more. A lawyer will exhaust every avenue to ensure you get the maximum settlement. In addition to speaking to witnesses, analyzing evidence, and gathering important data, they will appear in court to support your claim.

Call Sweet Lawyers at (800) 674-7852. During your initial call, we’ll discuss your case at length to determine your legal options. In addition, you won’t pay a dime in retainer or holding fees over this case.

You may also reach us through our website.

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