1 Person Dead in Bakersfield Traffic Accident on Highway 99 near Sherwood Avenue
BAKERSFIELD, CA (September 13, 2023) – Monday morning, a tragic two-vehicle crash on Highway 99 near Sherwood Avenue killed one person.
The incident happened on northbound Highway 99, just south of Sherwood Avenue.
According to the California Highway Patrol, a 2019 GMC rear-ended a 2014 Chevrolet that was stopped in the second traffic lane with lights turned off. Then, the force of the crash pushed both vehicles off the roadway and onto the shoulder lane.
Moreover, responders pronounced the 23-year-old female driver of the Chevrolet, dead at the scene.
Furthermore, the 43-year-old female driver of the GMC claims that she failed to notice the Chevrolet due to its lights turned off.
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 the California Highway Patrol at 661-396-6600.
Sweet Lawyers extends our condolences to the family and community of the victim.
Moving Forward after Tragic Two-Vehicle Crash on Highway 99 near Sherwood Avenue
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 auto 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.