4 Car Accident at Bakersfield Intersection
BAKERSFIELD, California (April 4, 2014) — At least one person was injured Friday morning in a 4-vehicle car accident at the intersection of Di Giorgio and S. Edison roads near Giamarra Farms Inc., according to a dispatch by the California Highway Patrol.
About 5:58 a.m., CHP officers received a dispatch about the multi-vehicle car accident that was blocking lanes at the intersection of the two-lane roadway. Paramedics were also at the scene to assist those who suffered minor injuries in the collision, the report said.
At least two of the vehicles suffered significant damage and required tow trucks.
“Sometimes minor injuries can result in chronic pain if it’s not treated,” said Attorney James Johnson, founder of Johnson Attorneys Group. “Hopefully those injured in this crash seek medical attention and have a full recovery.”
Bakersfield Car Accident Statistics
There were 20 people killed and 1,053 injured in Bakersfield car accidents in 2011, according to recent statistics by the California Highway Patrol’s Statewide Integrated Traffic Report. Indeed, the report said 9 of those killed and 147 injured were due to alcohol-related accidents; 10 pedestrians were killed and 89 were injured; one bicyclist died and 153 were injured; and one motorcyclist died and 168 suffered injuries in Bakersfield accidents, the report said.
Bakersfield Car Accident Attorney
Indeed, if you are hurt in a car accident it’s important to take immediate steps to obtain medical attention by competent doctors and specialists. Also, to ensure you are properly compensated, hire a local personal injury attorney to help you get the care you need without the hassle of fighting the insurance company to pay for it.
Studies have shown that people who are represented by an attorney, typically obtain 3.5 times more compensation than those who negotiate directly with an insurance adjuster.
Find out more about pursing a legal claim by contacting Johnson Attorneys Group at (800) 216-3668.
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