Four Injured in Bakersfield Vehicle Collision
Bakersfield, CA (May 16, 2023) – At about 11 a.m. on Saturday, the authorities arrested William Duncan, 30, of Corning, in a stolen vehicle crash on East Truxtun Avenue.
The authorities responded to the crash scene at Beale Avenue wherein four people were injured.
The authorities said Duncan was driving an alleged stolen vehicle and missed a red light. The vehicle collided with another vehicle driven by a woman with four children inside.
The woman and one of the children incurred a moderate injury while three incurred minor injuries. The medical team rushed them all to the hospital.
Moreover, the authorities found Duncan to be in possession of around two pounds of methamphetamine. They arrested him on suspicion of possession of stolen property, reckless driving, and related narcotics charges.
The paramedics rushed Duncan to a nearby hospital due to the collision where he was medically cleared. Officers booked him into the Kern County Jail.
Please call the Bakersfield Police Department at (661) 327-7111 if you have further details about this traffic incident.
Traffic Collisions Happen Everywhere
Traffic safety continues to be a life-and-death matter, yet reckless driving has not declined. One person is killed in a vehicle accident every couple of hours.
Driving your children to school, driving to the market, or driving to fill up on gas should not be a life-and-death matter. Even so, the likelihood of car accidents continues to rise.
Moreover, sharing the road is a shared responsibility. It is vital to keep an eye out for those who are on the road with you.
Let us do our share to prevent traffic mishaps like the crash on East Truxtun Avenue.
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Your safety on the road is never guaranteed; knowledge is a powerful tool. Indeed, in uncertain times such as these, you may want to speak to a professional in case of an accident.
Knowing what steps to take following the Bakersfield vehicle collision can mean the difference between financial prosperity and financial disparity. The consequences of a severe accident can follow you for months, even years, if you don’t have your legal doubts cleared by an expert.
It is good to know that the aftershock of a traffic accident is not something to be dealt with alone. The burden is meant to be shared; preferably, with a community that knows how to handle the effects.
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