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Bakersfield Crash Leaves One Dead

Bakersfield Crash Leaves One Dead

Bakersfield, CA – One person died in a crash involving a sedan and SUV on Thursday April 7, 2022, around 3:45 p.m. The crash occurred at the intersection of Highway 43 and Pond Rd. 

According to California Highway Patrol (CHP), the vehicles collided and drove off the road into a ditch. One person was pronounced dead following the crash. Another was reported to be trapped inside the sedan. CHP is investigating the cause of this crash. 

The victim was identified as 65-year-old Juan Antonio Fernandez.

Car Accidents 

Unfortunately, there are over six million car accidents that occur across the United States each year. In this accident, those injured should have their investigative team evaluate all aspects surrounding the collision. This includes reviewing: 

  • Driver accident history 
  • Police accident report 
  • Any testing of driver for drugs or alcohol 
  • Any history of driver with drugs and alcohol 
  • Phone and texting records of the driver 
  • All Eyewitness accounts of the accident 
  • Accident history on this road 
  • Inspection of roadway conditions 
  • Evaluation if pavement markings are clear and up to code 
  • Evaluation is road signage is clear and up to code 
  • Any video evidence of the crash 

When a car accident occurs, the victims may be left with extensive injuries including: 

  • Head injuries 
  • Back and spine injuries 
  • Rib injuries 
  • Neck and shoulder injuries 
  • And many more… 

Car Accident Attorneys

As one of America’s largest injury law firms, The Barnes Firm has helped clients injured in car accidents get the best result possible in over 50,000 cases. Some common causes of car accidents include: 

  • Texting and driving 
  • Distracted driving 
  • Speeding 
  • Aggressive driving 
  • Inexperienced driving 
  • Fatigue 
  • Alcohol or drug involvement 

If you or a loved one has been injured in a car accident, contact an experienced car accident attorney at The Barnes Firm today. From the first phone conversation through to the final settlement, the team of attorneys at The Barnes Firm will work hard for you every step of the way. 

Call (800) 800-0000 today for a FREE case evaluation. It could be the best call you make.   

Location of Crash – Intersection of Highway 43 and Pond Rd

intersection of Highway 43 and Pond Rd





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