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Motorcycle lying on the road and car standing with open door after a collision

Founder & Principal Attorney
Maison Law

Two people were seriously injured in a motorcycle crash that happened on a roadway in Bakersfield on Thursday evening. The accident, according to KGET news, occurred just after 8:18 p.m. on Chester Avenue on the evening of May 2, 2024.

When Bakersfield Police arrived on scene, they discovered that a motorcycle and a passenger vehicle collided on Chester Avenue around the area of 4th Street. Police did not comment on the circumstances leading up to the accident but said that the motorcycle was badly damaged, with debris scattered all over the area after the crash.

Two victims who were on the motorcycle at the time of the accident sustained serious injuries in the accident. The two victims were hospitalized with moderate to major injuries, though their current conditions are not yet known.

Bakersfield Police continue their investigation into the circumstances leading up to the accident.

Maison Law of Bakersfield posted details regarding this accident and information on how victims can move forward with a claim after a motorcycle accident.

Motorcycle Accident Dangers in Bakersfield

There is nothing more freeing than getting on a motorcycle and enjoying the wide, open air around you. As you do so, you should never have to worry about careless drivers around you. Unfortunately, there are many threats to Bakersfield motorcyclists. As a result, many people are injured or even killed in these accidents every year.

According to information provided by California’s Transportation Injury Mapping System (TIMS) in 2023, a total of 88 motorcycle accidents happened in all of Bakersfield. Out of these accidents, 6 people lost their lives and a total of 101 were injured.

Statistics taken in Bakersfield each year regarding motorcycle accidents continue to illustrate the growing problem of motorcycle accidents on our roads. By staying aware, drivers and motorcyclists can both prevent these horrific accidents from happening.

After a Major Motorcycle Accident in Bakersfield

Motorcycle accidents are incredibly dangerous and cause catastrophic harm to many victims every year in Bakersfield. Speaking with a Bakersfield motorcycle accident lawyer can ensure that your rights are being protected after a life-altering accident caused by another party. You can receive a confidential and no-obligation case consultation to find out what options are available for you.

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