Person Killed in Bakersfield Pedestrian Crash on Highway 178
BAKERSFIELD, CA (July 20, 2021) — One person died in a pedestrian accident on Highway 178 near Golden State Avenue.
According to the California Highway Patrol, the fatal crash occurred around 9:00 p.m. Under unclear circumstances, a driver in a westbound Toyota struck the pedestrian who was walking in and out of the lanes.
As a result of the crash, the victim suffered major injuries and died a short time later. Although, the Kern County coroner’s office has yet to release the person’s identity.
As for the driver of the Toyota, paramedics shuttled the patient to Kern Medical for treatment of minor injuries.
Since the cause and other details remain unanswered, authorities plan to look at all angles to establish more information. However, for those who have more details on this fatal crash, please contact the CHP.
In light of this heavy news, we would like to express our sympathies for the friends and family of the victim.
At The Law Offices of Daniel Kim, we represent car accident victims to get them justice. If you have been injured or have lost a loved one, then you have the right to know your options. We settle lawsuits involving pedestrian accidents, wrongful death and catastrophic injuries. You deserve a lawyer who will work diligently to get you justice and full compensation. If interested in speaking to Daniel, please call (800) 895-7199. We can provide a copy of the police report from the accident if needed.