Five Children Injured in Rollover Car Accident on I-5 Near Highway 43 Overpass in Bakersfield

ON August 29, 2017

5 children ranging from 2-10 hospitalized after car blew out a tire

According to BakersfieldNow, there was a recent rollover crash on the Interstate 5 near the Highway 43 overpass in which several children were injured as a result.

The accident occurred on Sunday when an adult was driving an SUV southbound on the I-5 Freeway.

Authorities reported that one adult and five children were inside the vehicle when it suddenly rolled over, as the result of a tire being blown out.  Reportedly, the children’s ages ranged between 2-10.

Furthermore, it was reported that a few of the children were not wearing their seatbelts.  One of the children was reportedly airlifted to a hospital, whereas the others were transported via ground ambulance.

Currently, this crash remains under investigation as authorities work to determine the exact cause and liable party in the crash.

Further details will be reported at a later time once the investigation has concluded.

Our May Firm staff is deeply saddened upon hearing news of this accident, and will keep the five victims as well as their family in our thoughts and prayers during this tremendously difficult time.

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