One Person Injured In Bakersfield Car Accident By Meacham Road and Verdugo Lane
BAKERSFIELD, CALIFORNIA (September 30, 2019) – One person was injured in a DUI car accident by the intersection of Meacham Road and Verdugo Lane.
California Highway Patrol are saying that the accident took place around 6:59 p.m. For reasons that remain under investigation a black SUV collided with another vehicle.
Paramedics were called to the scene in order to help the victim. One of the vehicles involved in the accident was pushed into a traffic light.
Liability In Car Accidents
It is a felony to cause a car accident that results in bodily injury while under the influence of alcohol. According to California Vehicle Code 23152, “(a) It is unlawful for a person who is under the influence of any alcoholic beverage to drive a vehicle. (b) It is unlawful for a person who has 0.08 percent or more, by weight, of alcohol in his or her blood to drive a vehicle.” Any person that is injured in a car accident due to the negligence of another driver may have legal recourse through a bodily injury claim.
Getting Help After A Car Accident
If you or someone that you care about has been injured in a car accident there are a number of laws designed to protect your rights. Our team of personal injury attorneys are here to answer any questions that you may have. We are committed to making sure that accident victims are aware of their rights and that those rights are being protected. Whether you just have questions about your rights or need more information about an accident we are here for you. You can reach out to us anytime at (888) 888-9285.