Kern High School District Van Involved In Car Accident On Highway 184 By Eucalyptus Drive
BAKERSFIELD, CALIFORNIA (September 5, 2019) – A Kern High School District van was involved in a car accident with another vehicle on Highway 184 near Eucalyptus Drive.
California Highway Patrol are saying that the accident first took place around 7:49 a.m. For reasons that remain under investigation, the school van and a 2013 Chevrolet Malibu collided.
Paramedics were called to the scene in order to help all of the victims. At least one person had to actually be transported to the hospital.
Liability In Car Accidents
All drivers have a duty to operate their vehicles in a reasonably safe manner and take steps to avoid collisions. According to California Vehicle Code 22350, “No person shall drive a vehicle upon a highway at a speed greater than is reasonable or prudent having due regard for weather, visibility, the traffic on, and the surface and width of, the highway, and in no event at a speed which endangers the safety of persons or property.” Victims of car accidents often suffer from a wide variety of injuries including:
- Broken bones
- Spinal cord injuries
- Organ damage
- Head injuries
If the driver of a car worked for a school district the school district that they worked for may be held liable. Generally speaking, companies are responsible for the negligent conduct of their employees. Victims may be entitled to damages through a bodily injury claim. Damages can help cover lost wages, medical bills and pain and suffering. A car accident attorney can examine all of the facts of your case and let you know what your legal options are.
Getting Help After A Car Accident
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