Deadly 3-Car Accident Wednesday Morning
BAKERSFIELD (June 13, 2018)– According to Bakersfield Now News, a deadly 3-car collision sadly left one person dead and several others injured Wednesday morning at the intersection of Wilson and Wible roads.
At roughly 5:55 a.m., Bakersfield police officials responded to crash site where a black Honda, a pickup truck with an attached trailer, and a third undisclosed vehicle.
Preliminary investigations indicate that the driver of the black Honda had been heading westbound on Wilson Road before colliding with the pickup truck which had been traveling northbound. The pickup truck then careened into the third vehicle.
Edgar Eduardo Rojas Dead, 2 Injured
Authorities confirmed the driver of the Honda identified as Edgar Eduardo Rojas, 24, who tragically died at the scene. There appeared to have been no passengers riding with the victim.
Meanwhile, both the pickup truck driver and the other motorist suffered minor injuries but elected to not be transported to a hospital by ambulance and sought to seek out their own treatment.
It remains unclear which motorist caused the accident as the collision remains under investigation.
We offer our warmest of thoughts, our prayers, and condolences to the family members of the victim as they search for peace and comfort.
Bakersfield Wrongful Death Attorney
A forensic examination of all vehicles, as well as photos that were taken of the scene, will help investigators determine which driver ultimately caused the accident. Authorities will thoroughly look into how fast each driver was going, whether or not alcohol or drugs were involved, and whether or not there were any mechanical issues with either 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, surviving family members Edgar Eduardo Rojas, as well as those who are injured, may be entitled to wrongful death and personal injury claims pending the investigation results. Wrongful death and personal injury victims may seek monetary recompense for damages which include hospital bills, medical expenses, funeral costs, pain and suffering, and loss of companionship.
If your loved one has been the victim involved in a car accident in the Kern County region, contact our experienced Bakersfield wrongful death and injury auto accident injury lawyers today at 855-703-4186 and allow us to provide you with the advice and guidance needed.
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