BAKERSFIELD, CALIFORNIA (March 7, 2017) – A pedestrian was struck by a car and killed on Tuesday morning at the intersection of Ashe Road and McKee Road, according to a local news source. (map)
The accident happened around 10:00 a.m. at the intersection of Ashe Road and McKee Road. A woman was jogging across McKeee Road in an unmarked crosswalk when she was struck by a truck.
The woman, identified as Sara Hernandez, was tragically pronounced dead at the scene by responding medical personnel. The driver of the truck remained at the scene and cooperated with local authorities in their ongoing investigation to determine cause and liability. Initial reports indicate alcohol and drugs were not contributing factors.
“Sadly, there are no words that can comfort all family members and friends as they cope with such tragic loss,” said the attorneys from Lexton Law Firm. “Our thoughts and prayers are with all parties affected in this tragedy as they try to piece together what happened.”
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.