Tragic Pedestrian Accident Under Investigation
BAKERSFIELD, CALIFORNIA (December 8, 2016) – A pedestrian died Thursday night after he was hit by two vehicles on North Half Moon Drive and Ashe Road, reported Bakersfield Now. (map)
A preliminary investigation revealed the 20-year old male victim was crossing the street when a northbound vehicle crashed into him.
The pedestrian was then struck a second time by another vehicle that was traveling behind the first one.
Both drivers stopped at the scene and attempted to help the pedestrian.
The coroner’s office will release the identity of the victim.
The cause of the crash remains under investigation.
Sadly, pedestrian collisions are known for resulting in serious injury or death. If your loved one died in a pedestrian accident, you are well-advised to consult with an experienced wrongful death attorney to ensure full protection of your loved one’s rights.
“Our firms prayers are with all parties involved in this devastating collision,” said the attorneys from Lexton Law, a California personal injury law firm.
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. With offices available throughout California, including Kern County, 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.