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Two Killed and Three Injured After Driver Runs Stop Sign

Two Killed and Three Injured After Driver Runs Stop Sign

Bakersfield, CA – A T-bone collision occurred on Saturday, August 6, 2022, on Highway 155 and Melcher Road. The crash occurred shortly before 2 a.m. 

According to California Highway Patrol, a Dodge pickup truck failed to yield right of way at a stop sign and T-boned a Kia. The driver and passenger of the Kia were pronounced dead at the scene. The driver and two passengers of the Dodge were taken to Kern Medical with injuries. According to officials, alcohol and drugs may have been a factor in this collision. 

Car Accidents 

Drunk drivers cause more than 17,000 deaths each year. In this devastating accident, the family of the victim should have their investigative team evaluate all aspects surrounding this collision. This includes reviewing:    

  • How much the driver drank 
  • Where the driver was drinking 
  • Police accident report  
  • Phone and texting records of the driver  
  • All eyewitness accounts of the accident  
  • Any video evidence of the crash 
  • Phone and texting records of the driver 
  • Inspection of roadway conditions 

Car Accident Attorneys 

As one of America’s largest injury law firms, The Barnes Firm has helped many clients injured in car accidents and have found that some common causes include: 

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

The team of experienced attorneys at The Barnes have helped clients injured in car accidents get the best result possible in over 50,000 cases.  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.   

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