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UPDATE: Seferino Meneses Injured In Car Accident By Hillcrest Memorial Park On Highway 184 In Bakersfield


Nov 5, 2018

Seferino Meneses Accident: Jogger Seferino Meneses Jr. Injured In Car Accident In Bakersfield By Hillcrest Memorial Park On Highway 184

 BAKERSFIELD, CALIFORNIA (November 3, 2018) A 19-year-old jogger identified as Seferino Meneses Jr. was injured in a car accident after a car rear-ended another vehicle which was then pushed into him.

California Highway Patrol are saying that Seferino Meneses was near Highway 180 and Hillcrest Memorial Park when the crash took place. One car saw the victim and stopped in order to let him pass.

A second vehicle hit that car from behind and pushed the first car into Seferino Meneses. Firefighters and paramedics rushed to the scene in order to treat the victim.

An investigation into the Bakersfield car accident is ongoing at this time.

Liability In Pedestrian Accidents

It’s been estimated that 94% of car accidents are a result of human error. Drivers may get distracted or speed. Drivers that hit other vehicles from behind are almost always held at fault for an accident. There is no valid reason why one car should ever rear end another vehicle. Drivers are supposed to maintain a safe distance with the vehicle in front of them. Pedestrians involved in car accidents can sustain critical and life altering injuries.

According to the NCBI, victims of pedestrian accidents were likely to receive head injuries, spine injuries, broken bones and internal trauma. Many symptoms of a car accident may not show up until several weeks later. Victims of pedestrian accidents may be entitled to financial compensation for lost wages medical bills and pain and suffering.

Getting Help From A Pedestrian Accident Attorney

We at West Coast Trial Lawyers extend our thoughts and prayers to Seferino Meneses as he continues to recover from this accident. We encourage anyone that may have seen what happened to reach out to the Bakersfield Police Department as they are continuing their investigation.

If you or someone that you love has been injured due to the negligence of a driver you may be entitled to financial compensation. Our team of personal injury attorneys can investigate your case and make sure you are compensated fairly. We focus exclusively on personal injury law and have been helping families across California for over 40 years. Whether you just have questions about your rights or are looking to hire an attorney we are here for you. You’re welcome to reach us anytime at (888) 888-9285.

 Sources:

  1. Bakersfield Now. Jogger hurt during crash on Hwy 184. November 2, 2018

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