Bakersfield Pedestrian Killed on Stockdale Highway Friday
July 21- Bakersfield Fatal Pedestrian Accident Stockdale Highway
BAKERSFIELD(July 21, 2017)– According to the Kern Golden Empire, a deadly pedestrian versus auto collision was reported Friday morning on Stockdale Highway.
Bakersfield Pedestrian Accident Friday
Police officials were notified of the incident at 2:30 a.m. when a pedestrian was struck within the westbound lanes of Stockdale Highway.
Upon the arrival of police officials, the pedestrian who remains unidentified was sadly pronounced dead upon their arrival.
Limited details have been provided at this time, however, preliminary investigations point to alcohol likely being a contributing factor.
This story will be updated pending the investigation.
Bakersfield Wrongful Death Lawyer
Stockdale Highway has been considered arguably the most dangerous road to drive on in Bakersfield as there has been numerous major injury and fatal accidents over the course of the past few years. It is imperative to proceed with caution and complete awareness of your surroundings especially in the late evening or early stages of the morning where there may be drunk drivers present. JAG Founder James Johnson recently handled an auto accident case where a client was injured in an auto accident on Stockdale Highway as he is very familiar with the road itself and its dangers.
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.