Bakersfield, CA – At Least 1 Dead in Crash on Interstate 5

Bakersfield, CA (November 24, 2019) – At least one person is dead following a serious crash in Bakersfield. The crash took place on Saturday, November 23rd around 8:30 p.m.

Police and rescue workers responded to the scene on Interstate 5 near Lerdo Highway. Troopers with the California Highway Patrol report that a tow truck and a sedan were involved in the crash.  It is unclear what caused the accident to occur. There is no word on whether any other injuries were sustained and the identity of the deceased victim has been withheld at this time.

The CHP is still investigating and no further details have been released.

Our condolences go out to the family of the victim who was killed in this tragic crash in Bakersfield.

Fatal Car Accidents in California

There are approximately 3,000 deaths reported in California car accidents each year. With the highest population in the nation, our state also ranks near the top in numbers of serious and fatal car accidents. The fact is that California can be a very dangerous place for motorists and passengers and a crash can have life-changing impacts in a matter of seconds.

At The May Firm, our attorneys understand how serious these crashes can be. We are well-aware of the devastation and heartbreak that follows the sudden loss of a loved one in a crash. Our team of California wrongful death attorneys can help if your loved one was taken due to the actions of a negligent driver. We bring a tough but compassionate approach to each case that allows us to successfully help our clients with proven case results.

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Disclaimer: Our firm is providing this post for general information and to help the public avoid similar situations, but also prepare them should they find themselves a victim. We strive to honor those who have been victims of accidents in the state of California.  Victims should seek assistance from legal or medical professionals and not view this post as any type of legal or medical advice.  The photos depicted in these posts are not representative of the actual accident scene.

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