A vehicular incident was reported in Bakersfield on Sunday, January 17th. Bakersfield Police Department is leading an investigation into the case. The incident happened just past 6:00 p.m. on Stockdale Highway. A female pedestrian was found dead at the scene after a vehicle hit her. She was carrying a dog who survived the crash. The driver remained at the scene, and neither alcohol nor drug intoxication was ruled as a factor in the crash. Authorities are still looking into what may have caused the incident to transpire.
How Do You File A Wrongful Death Claim After A Car Accident?
If you’ve recently lost a loved one from a car accident caused by another party, taking legal action against them may have crossed your mind. In this case, you may want to consider filing a wrongful death claim against the at-fault driver. You can choose to directly file it against them or against their auto insurance provider, depending on your car accident case. If you’d like to consult a lawyer before taking any further actions, call us today at (800) 310-160 to get a free consultation on your car accident case, available 24/7.
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