Pedestrian Identified in Fatal Bakersfield Accident
A deadly pedestrian accident occurred in Downtown Bakersfield on Saturday evening, September 17th.
It was at 7:29 p.m. when Majid Mojibi Yazdi, 75, was hit by a vehicle.
The crash occurred at the intersection of 20th and F Street.
Yazdi was reportedly outside of a marked crosswalk when he was hit.
No details have been made about the involved driver.
The crash remains under investigation.
JT Legal Group sends our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Majid Mojibi Yazdi.
There was a 26% increase in pedestrian deaths in California from 2014-2018.
In addition, California’s pedestrian fatality rate is about 25% higher than the national average.
Tips for pedestrians:
- Always be aware of your surroundings
- Avoid distractions (use of headphones, cell phone)
- Obey traffic laws & signals
- Always use crosswalk
If your injuries are caused by the negligence of a third party you may be entitled to compensation. In the event of a death, families may be entitled to wrongful death benefits.
If you or a loved one need legal help following an accident, contact JT Legal Group at (888) 529-3111.