Major Injuries Sustained in Bakersfield Pedestrian Accident on Edison Highway
BAKERSFIELD, CA (May 17, 2021) – A man sustained serious injuries in a pedestrian accident on Edison Highway in East Bakersfield Friday evening, May 14.
The accident happened around 8:45 p.m. at Chamberlain Avenue. According to the California Highway Patrol, the male pedestrian was walking in the roadway when a white Honda Civic struck him.
Paramedics arrived and transported the victim to a hospital for treatment of severe injuries.
Meanwhile, the driver of the Civic stayed at the scene and cooperated with authorities.
Alcohol and drugs did not appear to be factors in the collision. An investigation is ongoing.
When approaching an intersection or a marked crosswalk, reduce your speed and look out for pedestrians crossing. Also, pay attention to traffic lights and road signs. Avoid distractions and always practice defensive driving.
At The Law Offices of Daniel Kim, we strive to help pedestrian accident victims receive the compensation they rightfully deserve. You can rely on our personal injury attorneys to work with insurance claims, medical bills, and much more. Daniel understands that no two cases are the same, so he takes the time to work on personalized legal advice. Call us as soon as possible at (800) 895-7199 to schedule your free, one-on-one consultation. We are available 24 hours a day and 7 days a week to entertain your questions. If you need a copy of the police report from your accident, our team can also help you request one.