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Bakersfield, CA – Elderly Driver Injured in Merle Haggard Drive Crash

Bakersfield, CA – Elderly Driver Injured in Merle Haggard Drive CrashBakersfield, CA (October 9, 2018) – 85-year-old Charles Baker was injured in a serious Merle Haggard Drive crash that took place on Sunday, October 7 around 4:30 p.m., just west of Wings Way.

A 2005 Honda Accord was speeding east on the roadway when the driver lost control of the vehicle. The Accord ran into the center divider and collided with a 2008 Buick, with Baker as the driver. Baker sustained injuries and was taken to the hospital for treatment.

The other motorist who had been speeding, 32-year-old Monica Barnett, was taken to another hospital and later died due to her injuries.

Both were wearing seatbelts when the accident took place. At this time, the investigation continues.

Bakersfield Car Accident

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If you have been involved in a serious accident, we want you to know that you are not alone during this difficult time. You have a right to damages due to the negligence of another party to help you cover aspects like medical bills that keep piling up, lost wages from missing time at work, emotional suffering damages, and more.

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