BAKERSFIELD, CALIFORNIA (March 9, 2017) – A motorcyclist was involved in a fatal collision on Highway 178 near Haley Street on Wednesday evening, according to a local news source. (map)
The accident happened around 5:30 p.m. on the westbound side of Highway 178 near Beale Avenue and Haley Street. A motorcycle was reportedly traveling at a high rate of speed before crashing for an unknown reason.
The motorcyclist was tragically declared dead at the scene as a result of their injuries. It is unknown at this time if there was a second vehicle involved at the time of the accident; the investigation is ongoing.
“Sadly, there are no words that can comfort all family members and friends affected by this tragic accident,” said the attorneys from Lexton Law Firm. “Our thoughts and prayers are with all those involved.”
Losing a loved one is an extremely difficult time for any family member or friend affected by a tragedy. If you have lost a loved one due to someone’s negligence, you may have the right to a wrongful death claim against the responsible party. Serving Bakersfield, Los Angeles, San Diego, and throughout California, Lexton Law Firm strongly encourages anyone who may find themselves in this situation to give us a call today at (877) 541-2111. We will fight hard to obtain the care you deserve and just compensation that you and your family are entitled.