Car Accident on Akers Road Sent Two People to the Hospital

BAKERSFIELD, CA (August 14, 2023) – Late Sunday night, two people were sent to a hospital after being injured in a DUI crash on Panama Lane.

The incident took place at the area of Panama Lane and Akers Road, at around 10:20 p.m., August 6th.

According to the Bakersfield Police Department, two vehicles were involved in the collision, and both vehicles were occupied by a driver.

Upon investigation, the officers discovered that a driver was headed westbound on Panama Lane when he ran over a stop sign and slammed into another vehicle traveling northbound on Akers Road.

Moreover, the suspect’s vehicle slammed into a brick wall at the corner of the intersection.

As a result, the reckless driver only suffered moderate wounds and the involved driver obtained serious injuries.

Furthermore, emergency responders arrived at the scene and transported both drivers to the hospital for treatment.

Consequently, the officers have determined that the factors that caused the collision are speed and impairment.

Further investigation is still ongoing and any witnesses are urged to call the Bakersfield Police at 661-327-7111.

Alcohol and other altering substances impair mental and physical performance. So, never jeopardize your and other people’s safety by driving impaired. When buzzed or drunk, use a designated driver or request a paid ride home. Reach out to a family member or a friend to come and pick you up if possible.

If you have been injured in a DUI crash, please contact Sweet James today. It is their goal to provide your loved one with the highest quality of legal representation. Their firm is dedicated to helping your bereaved family obtain both justice and maximum settlement. Their seasoned personal injury attorneys will fight by your side and get what you rightfully deserve. Call them for your free consultation at 1-800-900-0000.

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