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Francisco Diaz Killed in Accident on Highway 99 near Lerdo Highway

“Investigation Ongoing”

BAKERSFIELD, CALIFORNIA (April 21, 2017) – A man was killed on Highway 99 on Friday in a freak accident, according to a local news source. (map)

The accident happened around 5:30 pm on Highway 99 near Lerdo Highway. A 2009 Ford vehicle was heading northbound on the highway, when the drivers side rear wheel broke off for an unknown reason. The wheel flew across the center divider, and into the windshield of a southbound 2010 Dodge.

Francisco Diaz, the driver of the Dodge, was rushed to a local hospital, where he was tragically declared dead. A 9 year old child inside the Dodge sustained minor injuries and was hospitalized. The accident remains under investigation at this time.

“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.”

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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