2 Killed in Highway 99 Crash in Bakersfield

2 Killed in Bakersfield Car Accident on Highway 99 near Hosking Road

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Bakersfield, California (January 3, 2020) – Two people died Friday afternoon in a car crash along Highway 99 in Bakersfield.

According to a local news source, the accident took place at about 5:45 p.m. in the northbound lanes of Highway 99 near Hosking Road exit.

The authorities said a dark-colored Elentra crashed into the rear of a semi-truck that was traveling in the slow lane.

The car ended up underneath the semi-truck trailer.

Two people who were inside the car were killed in the accident.

A third person in the sedan was injured, but their condition was not immediately known.

A third vehicle reportedly crashed into the Elentra just after the first collision.

The driver of the third vehicle remained at the scene.

The driver of the semi-truck fled the scene after the collision. The suspect was later located by CHP officers, miles away in Oildale.

The crash remains under investigation.

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.