2 Killed in South Bakersfield Friday Morning Crash

Man and Woman Involved in Fatal Bakersfield Car Crash on South Union Avenue and Highway 223

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Bakersfield, California (December 20, 2019) – Two people were killed in a two-vehicle collision that took place Friday morning in South Bakersfield, the California Highway Patrol reported.

The incident occurred at about 6:53 a.m. on South Union Avenue at Highway 223.

A white pickup truck and a Honda sedan were involved in the crash.

Authorities said the truck was heading north in the southbound lanes of Union Avenue when it hit the Honda sedan, which was on Highway 223.

The truck driver was a man, and the Honda driver was a woman.

A passenger in the truck was hospitalized with major injuries.

Police said the crash is being investigated as a possible DUI.

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.