Rider Killed in Bakersfield Bicycle Accident on South Union Avenue
Bakersfield, California (September 19, 2023) – A bicyclist was killed in a crash that happened in Bakersfield on Tuesday morning, according to the authorities.
The incident happened on South Union Avenue near Garden Drive.
Authorities said a 39-year-old woman was riding a bike east across northbound Union Avenue when she was hit by a Toyota Corolla traveling in the fast lane.
The bicyclist was pronounced deceased at the scene.
The woman driving the Corolla stayed at the scene and cooperated with the authorities.
An investigation into the crash is ongoing.
Traffic collisions involving bicyclists are often the most serious, leaving victims with catastrophic and potentially fatal injuries. A bicycle accident may cause a range of injuries, including broken bones or fractures, head trauma and brain injury, neck, and spinal cord injury & catastrophic injuries, and permanent disability.
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- Medical bills
- Cost of future medical treatment
- Lost wages
- Pain and suffering
- Emotional damages
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