1 Person Dead in Bakersfield Pedestrian Accident on 9500 Meacham Road
BAKERSFIELD, CA (September 18, 2023) – Sunday morning, a tragic pedestrian crash on 9500 Meacham Road killed one person.
The incident happened at around 2:30 a.m. on the 9500 block of Meacham Road.
According to the Bakersfield Police Department, a car struck a pedestrian for still unknown reasons.
As a result, responders rushed the male victim to a hospital where he was later pronounced dead.
Moreover, the vehicle driver remained at the scene to cooperate with the authorities.
Furthermore, officers believe that speed and alcohol played a role in the crash.
At this time, the events leading to the crash remained unclear. When additional information becomes available, the public will be notified.
Due to limited information, the authorities asked anyone with details about the crash to call BPD: (661) 327-7111.
Sweet Lawyers extends our condolences to the family and community of the victim.
Moving Forward after Tragic Pedestrian Crash on 9500 Meacham Road
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 toward 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 pedestrian 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.