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Bakersfield, CA (December 28, 2019) – A 16-year-old boy was injured in a pedestrian crash in Bakersfield on Friday, December 27th. The crash took place around 7:30 p.m. in the 2600 block of Columbus Street.
According to reports, the boy suffered moderate to major injuries as a result of the collision. There is no information on what led up to the incident. The driver of the vehicle remained at the scene and cooperated with authorities. The boy was not in a crosswalk when the crash took place.
Police are still investigating and have yet to determine who was at fault. There is no additional information available at this time.
We hope that the boy who was hurt in this Bakersfield pedestrian crash makes a complete and speedy recovery.
California experiences some of the highest rates of pedestrian crashes of any state in the nation. With a high population, there are also many pedestrians on our roadways. Drivers must always remain alert for pedestrians and should take precautions to ensure that a catastrophic crash is avoided. Some common causes of pedestrian crashes include distracted driving, reckless driving, and impairment. Police will continue to investigate this collision in an effort to determine the cause.
If you or a loved one have been hurt in a California pedestrian crash, it is important to fully understand your legal rights. You may be entitled to compensation from the responsible driver to include payments for medical bills and pain and suffering, among other types of damages. At The May Firm, our experienced and aggressive attorneys are here to help you during your time of need.
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