Ivan Rivera Injured in Pedestrian Accident on 5 Freeway near Rowlee Road in Buttonwillow

Ivan Rivera Hit and Injured by Big Rig on 5 Freeway near Rowlee Road in Buttonwillow


Buttonwillow, California (December 19, 2019) – 45-year-old Ivan Rivera was seriously injured in a pedestrian accident involving a big rig in Buttonwillow on Thursday morning.

According to the California Highway Patrol, the accident happened on Interstate 5 Freeway near Rowlee Road at about 1:15 a.m.

Rivera was reportedly driving a 1995 Volkswagen Passat southbound on the freeway when he veered he crashed into a center divider after losing control of the car.

The Passat then travelled across lanes, into a barbed dirt depression and through a barbed wire fence.

Rivera exited the vehicle and was walking across the freeway when he was hit by a big rig driven by 38-year-old Alejandro Maciel.

Rivera was seriously injured in the accident and was taken to Kern Medical Center for treatment.

Wrongful death and personal injury attorney Arin Khodaverdian, President and Managing Partner of Alpine Law Group, urges accidents victims and their families to immediately seek legal assistance. “Those who are affected by tragedy have rights, but they must act quickly in order to preserve those rights to the full extent of the law. Often, swift action by an experienced attorney is imperative in order to preserve evidence, interview witnesses and immediately begin pursuing any and all responsible parties.”

While Mr. Khodaverdian does not represent any of the parties involved in this incident, he has recovered over $100 million for thousands of injury victims and their families. “In one case, we were able to recover a 7-figure settlement within 11 business days of being hired by the family of a victim killed by a negligent driver. While this result is atypical and does not predict future outcomes, justice in this case help bring about closure and a swift sense of justice for the family.”

Mr. Khodaverdian is personally available for free consultations 24/7 by calling 800-984-4123.