One Person Injured In Bakersfield Hit-And-Run Car Accident By Potomac Avenue and Quantico Avenue
BAKERSFIELD, CALIFORNIA (June 10, 2021) – One person was injured in a hit-and-run car accident near the intersection of Potomac Avenue and Quantico Avenue.
California Highway Patrol are saying that the accident took place around 3:10 p.m. on Tuesday. For reasons that remain under investigation two vehicles crashed in the intersection and one fled the scene.
Paramedics took one person to the hospital but they are expected to survive. A full investigation into the collision remains ongoing at this time.
Liability In Bakersfield Car Accidents
It is illegal to flee the scene of a car accident that results in bodily injury or death. According to California Vehicle Code 20001, “The driver of a vehicle involved in an accident resulting in injury to a person, other than himself or herself, or in the death of a person shall immediately stop the vehicle at the scene of the accident and shall fulfill the requirements of Sections 20003 and 20004.” Any person that is injured due to the negligence of another driver may be able to seek damages through a bodily injury claim.
Investigating A Bakersfield Car Accident
Have you or someone that you care about been injured in a car accident? There are a number of laws designed to protect your rights. Our team of personal injury attorneys are here to answer any questions that you may have. We are committed to making sure that accident victims get the support and justice that they deserve. You’re always welcome to reach out to us anytime at (888) 888-9285.