After a crash between a car and a motorcycle in southwest Bakersfield, two people ended up injured. After being sent to the hospital, one of them is reported to be in critical condition. The car accident occurred on September 12th, at around 10:30 p.m. Bakersfield Police Department is the authority present at the scene of the incident. The driver of the car fled with the passengers to another car which arrived shortly after the accident. The driver of the motorcycle and the passenger were the ones who were wounded at the scene. Investigators stated that alcohol is thought to have been a factor in causing the accident.
Was Your Motorcycle Involved in A Collision?
In an accident between a car and a motorcycle, the driver and passenger of the latter are more likely to be injured. This risk stays high even if you are wearing the proper safety gear as a motorcycle rider. However, that does not mean you deserve to be injured when driving a motorcycle, especially if you are not the driver at fault. You have the right to choose to file a personal injury claim against the car driver if you were injured in a car crash while riding a motorcycle. If you’d like us to give our insight about what actions you need to take next legally, you can reach us by calling (866) 698-2306.
Source: Bakersfield Now