Multiple news outlets have been reporting an accident that happened last Sunday morning. According to the articles mentioning this occurrence, seven people were sent to the hospital as a result of this crash.
According to the release issued by the California Highway Patrol, a VIA Transportation bus was traveling on the westbound lanes of the Highway 152 when a passenger vehicle and the bus sideswiped for unknown reasons. The authorities revealed that the small passenger car crossed the median and hit an oncoming car on the eastbound lanes.
The causes behind this accident were not readily revealed but it’s known that seven people were injured. The bus driver wasn’t injured in any way. The California Highway Patrol is now investigating this accident to learn about the factors that may have facilitated this crash.
As a Bakersfield personal injury lawyer I’m glad that nobody was seriously injured in this crash. I’ve seen similar occurrences in the past and know about the terrible consequences these accidents entail. I encourage you to be extremely cautions when it comes to attempting to pass a vehicle on a busy interstate. Being aware of your surroundings, focusing on the road ahead and on what’s going on with the traffic at all times can help you to avoid possibly tragic accidents.
If you or a dear friend is injured in an auto accident that was caused by a reckless and erratic motorist, please consider consulting with a personal injury attorney near you to learn about the legal options available to your personal injury case.