One Person Killed In Bakersfield Three Vehicle Car Accident Along Mt. Vernon Avenue and Niles Street
BAKERSFIELD, CALIFORNIA (May 21, 2020) – One person was killed in a car accident near the intersection of Mt. Vernon Avenue and Niles Street.
California Highway Patrol are saying that the accident took place around 2:00 a.m. For reasons that remain under investigation three vehicles collided in the intersection after one driver ran a red light.
Paramedics were called to the scene in order to help all of the victims. Despite life-saving measures one person died due to their injuries.
An investigation remains ongoing at this time.
Liability In Bakersfield Car Accidents
Many accidents are caused by drivers that run red lights. According to California Vehicle Code 21453, “A driver facing a steady circular red signal alone shall stop at a marked limit line, but if none, before entering the crosswalk on the near side of the intersection or, if none, then before entering the intersection, and shall remain stopped until an indication to proceed is shown, except as provided in subdivision (b).” The family of any victim that died in a car accident may have legal recourse through a wrongful death 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 care deeply that accident victims are aware of their rights and that those rights are being protected. You’re always welcome to reach out to us anytime at (888) 888-9285.