- July 13, 2022
- Barnes Admin
Bakersfield, CA – A two-car crash occurred on Tuesday, July 12, 2022, around 9:30 p.m. at the intersection of West China Grade Loop and McCray Street.
According to California Highway Patrol, a Chevrolet Silverado and a Volvo XC90 collided at the intersection, at which point the Silverado continued on and collided with a light pole. The 43-year-old driver of the Silverado was ejected after crashing into the pole and pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the Volvo was taken to the hospital with serious injuries.
Over three million people are injured in car accidents each year in the United States. In any car accident, those injured should have their investigative team evaluate all aspects surrounding the collision. This includes reviewing:
- Police accident reports
- Driver accident history
- Any testing of driver for drugs and alcohol
- Any history of driver with drugs and alcohol
- All eyewitness accounts of the accident
- Timing of traffic signals
- Video from homes or apartment buildings on this corner
- Accident history at this intersection
- Inspection of roadway conditions
- Evaluation if pavement markings are clear and up to code
Car Accident Attorneys
At The Barnes Firm, our experienced and highly trained car accident attorneys have helped many clients injured in car accidents get the best result possible and have found some common causes of car accidents include:
- Texting and driving
- Distracted driving
- Alcohol or drug involvement
- Inexperienced driving
- Aggressive driving
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.
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Location of Crash – West China Grade Loop and McCray Street