Fatal Crash at Wible and Wilson Roads in Bakersfield
(June 13, 2018) A local news source in Bakersfield has reported that a 3-car crash led to the death of one person this morning at approximately 5:55 a.m. Initial reports state that several other people were also injured in the crash that occurred at the intersection of Wible and Wilson Roads. Three vehicles were involved altogether including a pickup with an attached trailer, a black Honda, and one other vehicle.
According to reports, the westbound Honda was traveling down Wilson Road when it suddenly collided with the northbound pickup truck. The impact of the collision forced the pickup truck to veer off into the third, unspecified vehicle. The driver of the Honda sadly died at the scene of the crash. Reportedly, the other two drivers involved decided to seek their own medical attention despite suffering from minor injuries. The collision is currently under investigation, and it is still uncertain which driver may have caused the crash.
Wrongful Death Attorney
Investigators are currently working diligently to discern which motorist may have been at fault for the crash. Facts such as the determination of negligent driving will go a long way toward figuring out who may be responsible for the death of the victim. Investigators will be determining speed, as well as whether or not intoxication or distraction played a part in the collision. Regardless of the results of the investigation, we offer our warmest condolences to the family members of the victim in their time of need.
As the investigation continues, it is important to understand the courses of action that the family members of the deceased may have to take. In the event that negligence on the behalf of one of the surviving drivers is proven to be responsible for the collision, there will be several avenues open to the family members of the victim, pertinent to a wrongful death claim.
We at Brady Law Group realize that there is nothing as unfortunate as the sudden loss of a loved one. We are always striving to keep our roads safe and prevent accidents of this nature. Unfortunately, these crashes still occur, and so we remain passionate about holding negligent drivers accountable. If you have lost a loved one due to the negligence of another person, call 866-211-2562 for your free consultation.
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 for all those involved in the accident.