Eight Dead, Including Seven Minors in Bakersfield Crash
A two-vehicle crash was reported in Bakersfield on Sunday, January 3rd. Bakersfield Police Department was the first responder at the scene. The incident happened on Highway 33 at about 8:00 p.m. A 2013 Dodge that was being driven by a 28-year-old man crashed into a Ford when the driver lost control of his vehicle. The Ford was carrying one driver and seven children. The Ford caught on fire and killed all of the vehicle’s occupants. Authorities have not yet been able to identify the victims and are still investigating the case.
What Legal Actions Can You Take as the Family Members of a Deceased Victim?
As a family member of a victim that passed away in a car accident, taking legal action may not be first in your mind. However, you need to remember that it is within your rights. This is especially true if the at-fault driver responsible for the car accident managed to escape criminal conviction despite taking the life of another person. We can provide you with the legal assistance you need to start this process, once you’ve made your decision. Call us at (800) 310-1606 to get a free consultation on your car accident case with one of our attorneys.