Bakersfield Truck Collision at Old River Road and Taft Highway
Two semi-trucks collided at the intersection of Old River Road and Taft Highway in Bakersfield on Thursday.
The crash occurred just before 6 in the morning on January 13th.
Per a local news outlet, the reason for the crash remains under investigation.
It was also reported that one of the trucks flipped onto its side as a result of the crash.
An unspecified number of people suffered minor injuries.
Police also shut down both directions of Old River and Gosford Roads while crews worked at the scene.
Tips for after accident procedures:
- Always stop at the scene
- Call 911 if there are any injuries
- Get vehicle to safety if it is moveable, if it is not, put on hazards
- Exchange information with others involved and document everything
- Call 911 to report accident – they determine who was at fault
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 also be entitled to wrongful death benefits.
Contact JT Legal Group at (888) 529-3111 if you need legal assistance following an accident.