Fatal Big Rig Pedestrian Crash in Bakersfield

July 17, 2023

Tragedy Strikes as Pedestrian Fatally Struck by Big Rig in Bakersfield

In a devastating incident, a pedestrian lost her life after being struck by a big rig in Bakersfield early Friday morning. The California Highway Patrol reported that the incident occurred on Highway 99 near Rosedale Highway at approximately 1:18 a.m.

Local authorities are still investigating the circumstances surrounding the accident. Preliminary reports suggest that the pedestrian was attempting to cross the highway when she was tragically hit by the large truck. The impact of the collision proved fatal, and emergency responders pronounced the victim dead at the scene.

The identity of the victim has not yet been released pending notification of her family. Meanwhile, the driver of the big rig remained at the scene and cooperated with law enforcement officials during the investigation. It is unclear at this time if any charges will be filed.

Pedestrian accidents involving vehicles of such size can be particularly devastating and often result in severe injuries or fatalities. These incidents highlight the importance of both drivers and pedestrians exercising caution and adhering to traffic laws to prevent such tragedies from occurring.

During this difficult time, Avian Law Group extends its deepest condolences to the family and friends of the victim. Losing a loved one in a sudden and tragic accident can be overwhelming, and it is essential for affected families to seek the support and guidance that they need during the recovery process.

If you or someone you know has been impacted by a pedestrian accident or any other form of personal injury, do not hesitate to reach out to Avian Law Group for assistance. Our team of experienced attorneys is committed to helping clients navigate the legal complexities surrounding such cases and advocating for their rights.

To learn more about Avian Law Group and how we can help, visit our website or contact us today for a free consultation.

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