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Bakersfield, CA – Woman, Daughter Hit By Car on Olive Drive

Fatal pedestrian accident in Sacramento

Bakersfield, CA (August 8, 2018) – A woman and her daughter were struck by a vehicle Tuesday in Bakersfield.  Police say that the two women were crossing the street at Olive Drive, near Knudsen Road when they were hit in the intersection.  The collision occurred around 4:45 pm.

Police report that a truck hit the women.   Paramedics quickly arrived on scene and transported both victims to Kern Medical Center.  Fortunately, their injuries are minor and not life-threatening.  In addition to paramedics, officers with the California Highway Patrol also responded to the crash.

Police have not identified those involved at this time.  The crash  investigation remains ongoing with the CHP.  There is no further information available.

Los Angeles Pedestrian Accidents

A pedestrian is vulnerable at all times.  In most cases, pedestrians cross busy streets and walk down sidewalks with the assumption that motorists will use reasonable care and caution to avoid a collision.  Unfortunately, that is not always the case.

Sometimes, motorists fail to drive safely which leads to catastrophic results.  Some examples of negligence leading to pedestrian accidents include:

  • Failure to stop at crosswalks or stop signs
  • Distracted driving
  • Speeding
  • Reckless driving

If any one of of these events occur, the risk of an auto-pedestrian accident greatly increases.  Pedestrians should always be aware of their surroundings and be prepare take defensive maneuvers to avoid a collision if possible.

When you have been hurt in a Los Angeles pedestrian accident, you may feel like all hope is lost.  If you have serious injuries, you are facing high medical bills and an uncertain future.

We want to help you during the tough times. At the Los Angeles Injury Group, our Southern California personal injury attorneys know how it feels to be involved in a pedestrian accident.  Every day, we help people who suffer injuries due to someone else’s negligence.

We want to help you as well.  For a free consultation, call us today at 310-954-7248.

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