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A pedestrian died in a hit-and-run collision on Union Avenue and Adams Street in Bakersfield.
BAKERSFIELD: Pedestrian Killed by Hit and Run Driver on Union Avenue and Adams Street

“Fatal Accident”

BAKERSFIELD, CALIFORNIA (April 17, 2017) – A pedestrian was hit and killed on Union Avenue on Monday evening, according to a local news source. (map)

The accident happened around 9:00 pm at the intersection of Union Avenue and Adams Street. A pedestrian identified only as a 57 year old male was walking west across the southbound lanes of Union Avenue when he was struck by a Nissan SUV type vehicle.

The pedestrian was tragically pronounced dead as a result of injuries sustained in the accident. The vehicle fled the scene after the accident, and authorities are on the lookout for the car. The accident remains under investigation.

“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.”

We at Lexton Law Firm extend our sincerest sympathies to the family of the victim in this tragic accident. We are so sorry for your loss. While we do handle personal injury cases, we write these blogs as an informative measure, to alert families that they may have a wrongful death claim. Choosing an attorney is a personal decision, and one we respect entirely. We would like the opportunity to help you through this difficult time. With decades of experience in the field of accidents, we are prepared to handle everything for you so that you do not have to worry about anything during this time of mourning. Gathering police and coroner’s reports, talking with insurance companies, and filing claims on your behalf are just some of the duties we would like to take off your shoulders. If you are interested, please call us today at (877) 541-2111. We are here to help you.


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