23-Year-Old Woman Dies in 2-Vehicle Collision
Authorities have identified the 23-year-old woman who died in a Bakersfield collision as Carmen Romero Vidal.
The deadly traffic accident occurred on November 19th on Friday morning around 12:09 a.m.
Per reports, a Honda Civic and another unidentified vehicle were among those involved.
Vidal was a passenger in the Civic and was rushed to a local hospital after sustaining major injuries. Sadly, she ended up dying at the hospital as a result.
Additionally, the driver of the Civic was also hospitalized with major injuries.
Investigators are actively working to determine liability.
JT Legal Group sends our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Carmen Vidal.
In 2020, studies showed that the state of California reported 3,723 motor-vehicle deaths which was an increase from 2019.
Always make sure to wear a seatbelt, obey traffic laws, and avoid distractions while driving.
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.
It is also important to remember that in the state of California a person involved in a car accident who has sustained injuries has to file a claim within two years of the accident.