Bakersfield, CA (August 16, 2020 ) – Authorities and paramedics were dispatched to the scene of an accident that occurred on Old River Road this past Friday. 

The crash occurred on Friday, August 14 at approximately 10:25 p.m. in the 9800 block of Old River Road when a Honda sedan and a GMC Acadia were involved in a head-on collision near Highway 119, also known as Taft Highway. 

The cause of the wreck has not yet been determined by local law enforcement officials. It remains under police investigation at this time. 

Emergency medical aid was rendered to those hurt in the crash, however, the total number of injured victims remains unclear at the present moment. 

No further information has been currently provided. 

A police investigation is underway. 

California Auto Wrecks

Bakersfield CA - Head-On Collision Causes Injuries on Old River RdCar accidents are unfortunately not an uncommon occurrence in California. Nearly 500,000 car accidents occur in the Golden State each and every year, injuring more than 275,000 people and taking the lives of over 3,000. This means that thousands of California traffic accidents take place every single day, including injury and death. Sadly, California’s accident rate is one of the highest in the nation. This could be partially due to the fact that California is one of the most populated states in the United States, which ultimately means that the accident rates will be significantly higher. 

Many questions often arise after you or a loved one are involved and injured in a catastrophic traffic accident. In most cases, injured accident victims are faced with debilitating pain that has a negative impact on their emotional and physical well-being. This pain can be exacerbated when their injuries were caused by another person’s negligence. Depending on the severity of the collision, an injured accident victim could be faced with towering medical bills and various damages and losses.

Our legal team at Richard Harris Law Firm is able to successfully protect the rights of traffic accident victims injured by negligence by providing them with invaluable legal advice, representation, and sought-after results regarding financial compensation. Contact our law firm to file a personal injury claim in California in order to receive full and fair compensation for your injuries in the event that you were injured in an accident caused by negligence.

 Our experienced legal team at Richard Harris Law Firm has been providing injured accident victims with just compensation for their injuries and losses for the past four decades. We are here to assist you through your accident aftermath however we can. Contact our personal injury law firm today by calling (702)-444-4444 to speak with an experienced car accident attorney regarding your case.

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