Bakersfield, CA (March 13, 2023) – At least one person was left injured following an automobile accident that took place in the Bakersfield area on Sunday afternoon.
Just before 1:40 p.m. on March 12, the California Highway Patrol responded to the scene of a crash on California State Route 99.
Reports indicate that a collision occurred on the southbound side of the highway. The incident caused one vehicle to go off the road and overturn in the area near the off-ramp for Oliver Drive. The vehicle was occupied by multiple juveniles at the time of the accident.
Emergency medical services responded to tend to the injured victims while at the scene. At least one person was transported to a local hospital for further medical care.
The incident remains under investigation at this time.
Car Accidents in California
Car crashes are reported every day in California. These accidents add up to hundreds of people being injured on a daily basis. Here in California, it is incredibly common for victims to suffer severe injuries that dramatically affect their lives forever.
Spinal cord injuries can leave victims permanently paralyzed and unable to use their legs and arms in some cases. Internal organ injuries can be incredibly life-threatening, especially if victims do not receive immediate medical care. Traumatic brain injuries can severely impact a victim’s mood and concentration. In addition to these injuries, we see many people left with severe compound fractures, severe cuts and lacerations, and neck and soft tissue injuries.
Car crash victims often have to go through extensive medical treatment. It is unfortunately common for victims to have to go through surgery and remain hospitalized for several days and go through therapy for several weeks. In severe cases, victims may never fully recover from their injuries. Instead, they could be left permanently disabled.
When victims are injured as a result of motor vehicle accidents, they are often able to file legal claims against those who are responsible. Filing a personal injury claim in the aftermath of your collision can provide you with financial relief for medical costs and a variety of other damages that you face.
At Wilshire Law Firm, we are committed to providing our clients with the highest level of representation and advocacy possible. Our experienced team will work tirelessly to make sure that you get the justice and compensation that you deserve. We understand how traumatic incidents resulting in injuries can be, and we’re here to ensure your rights are protected throughout the legal process every step of the way. Contact our personal injury law firm at 800-358-1884 at your earliest convenience to get started on your case. Let us fight for justice on your behalf and make sure that everyone is held accountable for their actions.