Teen Girl Passenger and Woman Injured in Morning 2-Car Crash
BAKERSFIELD (June 7, 2018)- According to the Kern Golden Empire, an injurious collision between two vehicles was reported Thursday morning at the intersection of Granite Falls Drive and Coffee Road.
Bakersfield police officials responded to the accident which transpired at 6:45 a.m. roughly between a Chevy Colorado pickup truck and a blue or black Honda Accord.
Authorities confirmed that two parties suffered injuries including a teenage girl riding passenger in the pickup truck and the woman behind the wheel of the Honda Accord.
Both victims were taken away by ambulance to a nearby medical center for medical assessment as their conditions are currently unknown at this time.
Bakersfield PD had not released a statement on the cause of the collision as those details remain unclear while the investigation to formulate a traffic collision report is ongoing.
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A thorough investigation will ensue for this incident, however, as photos that were taken of the scene and compiled evidence will help investigators determine the ultimate cause of the collision. Police officials will examine all potential factors including speed, the possible involvement of alcohol or drugs, or whether or not there were any mechanical issues with the vehicle. The investigation will also consist of looking at measurements of evidence left by the vehicles such as point of impact, final resting positions of each vehicle, skid marks, and gouge marks.
In such cases where negligence or wrongdoing may have been a factor, those who suffered injuries following a collision may be entitled file a personal injury lawsuit against the driver responsible for this collision. Those not found liable may seek compensation for damages including medical expenses and hospital bills, pain and suffering, and lost future income.
If you or a loved one have been the victim of an auto collision, contact our Bakersfield car accident injury law firm today and allow us to provide you with the advice and guidance necessary to get your life back on track. Call us today at 855-703-4186.
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