Bakersfield, CA – Woman Injured after Pedestrian Accident along Union Avenue near California Avenue
Bakersfield, CA (July 23, 2018) – The Bakersfield Police Department reported that a woman sustained injuries after a collision with a vehicle that took place along Union Avenue, near California Avenue. The incident happened a little before 10:30 PM at night on Sunday, July 22, 2018. At this time, no detailed information concerning the identities of the people involved in the crash has been released.
According to the report, a woman had been walking along Union Avenue when, for indeterminate reasons, she was struck by an oncoming vehicle. Afterward, rescue teams were dispatched to the crash site and rendered aid to the victim. Later, medical personnel took the female pedestrian to a nearby hospital, where the patient received treatment for non-life threatening injuries.
Authorities confirmed the driver stopped at the scene and spoke with law enforcement officials, as obliged by law.
Investigators do not believe DUI was a potential cause for the crash.
As more evidence continues to surface during the investigation, more information will be released to public sources.
We extend our most heartfelt prayers and most loving thoughts to the victim of the crash and wish the patient a swift and efficient recovery during this difficult time.
Personal Injuries in California
As part of the ongoing investigation, forensic teams may consider if mechanical failure or system problems may have caused the vehicle to lose control. Furthermore, officials will also determine if DUI, negligence, recklessness, or distraction contributed to the crash in any way.
By law, drivers are required to decrease speed and provide the right of way for pedestrians. Based on this information, officials have not specified if the female victim was walking in a marked or unmarked crossing zone.
In the event of a pedestrian accident similar to the crash on Union Avenue, the victim may have the choice to pursue a personal injury lawsuit. Legal intervention of this sort can result in compensation for unfortunate inconveniences including painful injuries and medical bills.
We at Brady Law Group will work with you to ensure your rights and give you the peace of mind needed to focus on your recovery.
If you’ve been injured as the result of another person’s negligence, please call us at (866) 478-6483 to receive a free consultation with one of our expert attorneys.
Note: Outside sources were used in the creation of this post including news bulletins and first-hand accounts of the accident and injuries involved. As a result, the details of the accident presented have not been independently verified by our own writing staff. If you have identified any false information in the story, please inform us immediately, and we will adjust the posting to reflect the most accurate content available.
Disclaimer: As a member of the local community, we at Brady Law Group strive to improve the overall safety and quality of life for everyone who lives in our beloved state. We are extremely saddened by these accidents but hope that, through an awareness of these dangers, those in our community will take precautions to avoid these accidents. This is not a solicitation for business, and this information should not be misconstrued as medical or legal advice. We wish only the best and quickest recovery to all those involved in the accident.