1 Killed, 3 Children Injured in Bakersfield Crash on Cottonwood Road near East Pacheco Road

6 Injured in Car Crash on Cottonwood Road near East Pacheco Road in Bakersfield, Evaristo Nunez Arrested


Bakersfield, California (January 8, 2020) – 32-year-old Evaristo Perez Nunez has been in connection with a hit-and-run car accident that left four children injured on Tuesday morning in Bakersfield.

According to the California Highway Patrol, the accident happened at about 3:34 a.m. January 7, on Cottonwood Road near East Pacheco Road.

Nunez was driving a vehicle southbound on Cottonwood Road when he collided with a car for unknown reasons.

A third vehicle was involved in the accident.

Four children and two adults in the cars sustained moderate to major injuries and were taken to a local hospital for treatment where one of the children died while undergoing treatment.

Nunez reportedly resisted arrest and assaulted an officer.

He was later arrested and booked into the Kern County jail on suspicion of felony hit-and-run causing serious injury.

No other information was provided.

An investigation into the accident is ongoing.

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.