BAKERSFIELD (April 13, 2017)
According to Bakersfield Now, a deadly pedestrian versus auto collision took place Wednesday evening on East California Avenue.
Authorities received a call regarding a man being struck by a vehicle just around 10:00 p.m.
Police officials arrived and pronounced the unidentified man dead at the scene.
Per Bakersfield Now, the unidentified man was wearing dark colored clothing which could have made it difficult for motorists to visibly see the victim.
It was confirmed the driver who struck the man stuck around and was cooperative throughout the questioning process. The driver was determined to not have been under the influence.
Bakersfield PD will handle the investigation and will soon release more information.
Most deadly accidents are preventable tragedies. If a negligent party has disregarded the safety of others has led to the death of a family member or close friend, it is likely you may have the right to a wrongful death lawsuit. If you have recently lost a loved one and you believe another person is at fault, we urge you to contact Johnson Attorneys Group today to speak with one of our experienced Bakersfield wrongful death lawyers at 800-235-6801.
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