Robert Junyor, 36, along with his girlfriend Brentina Dawn, 43, died in a car accident near Bakersfield. According to Bakersfiled.com, the accident happened when Anthony W. Snelson, 22, slammed his 2005 Chrysler PT Cruiser into a 1997 Isuzu Rodeo. The impact of the PT Cruiser sent the SUV into a canal. Several people raced to the scene to help. The driver, Brian Jones, escaped with moderate injuries and was transported to the hospital. His friends Junyor and Dawn, however, where trapped inside the backseat where they eventually drowned.
I offer my deepest sympathies to the family and friends of the deceased victims. I hope that their friend, Brian, makes a full recovery. Please keep them in your thoughts and prayers.
Traffic Accident Statistics
There were 24 fatalities and 1,126 injuries involving car accidents in Bakersfield, According to California Highway Patrol’s 2007 Statewide Integrated Traffic Reporting System. In Kern County as a whole, 142 deaths and 3,615 injuries were reported in 2007 as a result of car accidents.
What Caused This Car Collision?
If the driver of the Isuzu Rodeo is found to be at fault he could face serious charges. If it is determined that a dangerous road caused this accident, then the city or state responsible for maintaining the road could be held liable. In some car accidents a defective auto product caused the collision. In this case the manufacturer of the defective product could be held liable.
Getting Help For Your Bakersfield Car Accident
The victims involved in this car crash would be well advised to seek an experienced Bakersfield car accident lawyer. The best law firms offer free, no obligation consultations. Some will even provide a no fee guarantee. This means that if they don’t win you don’t pay.
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