If you or a loved one has been involved in an auto accident in Bakersfield, contact us today for a free, friendly, confidential consultation.
Any type of serious injury is going to have long lasting and/or permanent consequences.You deserve full and fair compensation, and our goal is to maximize that compensation for you.
Intersection accidents in Bakersfield occur at only about 50% of the California state average, but they still happen far too often. The most common type of accident are rear-end collisions and left hand turn accidents, where someone pulls out in front of oncoming traffic. In other cases, someone tries to beat a red light or runs a red light causing a side impact or T-Bone accident at an intersection.
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The most dangerous intersection in Bakersfield are:
- Rosedale Highway and Coffee Road
- Truxtun Avenue and Coffee Road
- Truxtun Avenue and Oak Street
Stockdale, California, and Gosford are very busy streets with congested intersections as well.
Many accidents which occur in Bakersfield happen on State Route 58, or State Route 99, aka Highway 99, or 99. 99 runs from LA to Sacramento and lots of people take this route for road trips as opposed to I5. While I5 is typically faster, at night at least, 99 is more scenic and offers more options for dining in small towns. Highway accidents can include trucks, big rigs, wrong way accidents, or simple fender benders.
Drunk driving accidents
Occasionally, drivers are aware that their actions will likely lead to dangerous consequences, and makes a conscious disregard of the safety of others. In cases like this, the injured may be able to collect for punitive damages on top of their normal compensatory damages.
Distracted driving accidents
Distracted driving is a form of negligence. A driver who is distracted could be fiddling with their radio, turned around and looking at someone in the back seat, or more likely looking at their phone, sending texts or checking out their Facebook feed. In fact, as we move in to 2017, distracted driving accidents are becoming more common.
Contact a Bakersfield California Car Accident Lawyer
We have represented clients all over Southern California and work to help them achieve the maximum amount of compensation available for their injuries.
Any type of serious injury is going to have long lasting and/or permanent consequences. You deserve full and fair compensation, and our goal is to maximize that compensation for you.