Girl, 16, Hit and Injured by Car at Frontier High School Parking Lot
BAKERSFIELD (October 4, 2018) – A student was badly injured after being hit by a car in the parking lot of a school along Allen Road Thursday morning, according to Kern Golden Empire and 23 ABC News.
Bakersfield police said for an unknown reason a 16-year-old female pedestrian was struck by a Dodge Ram pickup in the student parking lot of Frontier High School.
Paramedics responded to the scene and attended to the teenage girl who suffered moderate injuries upon impact. The victim was then transported to the hospital for treatment.
The name and condition of the patient at this time remained unknown. Meanwhile, the 16-year-old motorist in the truck appeared to have stopped after hitting the other teen.
Both girls are student of Frontier High School which is located at 6401 Allen Road. The cause of the incident is still under investigation.
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In this case, a forensic examination of the Toyota pickup truck, as well as photos that were taken of the scene, will help investigators determine the cause of the incident. Authorities will thoroughly look into the speed of the teen driver, whether or not alcohol or drugs also played a role, whether or not there was any mechanical issue with the Dodge Ram pickup, and whether or not the young motorist was distracted or reckless when the accident occurred.
Pending the results and findings of the investigation for this collision, the pedestrian victim will possess the right to pursue a personal injury lawsuit seeking a compensation for all the hospital bills, future medical needs, lost income, and pain and suffering.
Give our experienced Kern County personal injury lawyer a call at 855-703-4186 for a free case consultation.
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