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Complete Bakersfield, CA accident reports and news.


Accidents in Bakersfield result in serious injuries and deaths each year

After a Bakersfield crash, injured people and their families need resources and support. Regardless of the severity of the collision, the people involved are left to deal with injuries, medical bills, property damage, and insurance claims. When a Bakersfield accident is fatal, families are left to struggle with their grief and loss as best they can.

Here are resources to help accident victims and their families after a Bakersfield wreck

Regardless of whether it is a car accident, pedestrian accident, motorcycle crash, bicycle collision, truck accident, or any other kind of injury accident, the following resources can be helpful for crash victims and their families and friends.

Bakersfield Police Department;

Bakersfield Fire & Rescue Department;

Kern County Sheriff’s Office;

California Highway Patrol;

Bakersfield major hospitals include Bakersfield Memorial Hospital;

Kern County Superior Court;

Bakersfield real-time traffic report;

California State Insurance Commissioner site.

How do you deal with an insurance claim after a Bakersfield accident?

Regardless of how severe an accident is, almost everyone involved has to deal with insurance companies and claims. For accidents with very minor injuries and damage, a claim can sometimes be handled by working with the insurance adjuster. For crashes involving more serious injuries, or when a fatal crash occurs, a Bakersfield personal injury attorney is needed to manage the insurance claim. Go here to learn more about how a Bakersfield accident lawyer helps injured victims.


Most recent accident reports

Datesort ascending Type
Thu, 01/19/2017 Car Accident 20-year-old man dies, 19-year-old man injured in vehicle crash with semi on Highway 99 in Bakersfield, California
Wed, 01/18/2017 Car Accident Cindy Ann Johnson, 36, dies when struck by alleged drunk driver on California City Boulevard in Bakersfield, California
Mon, 01/16/2017 Bicycle Accident Angela Holder, 32, killed in hit-and-run bicycle collision with alleged drunk driver John Giumarra III, 48, on Golden State Highway in Bakersfield, California
Sun, 01/15/2017 Car Accident Three people injured in two-vehicle crash on Panama Lane in Bakersfield, California
Fri, 01/13/2017 Pedestrian Accident Pedestrian seriously injured after being struck by SUV at Union Avenue and Eureka Street in Bakersfield, California
Wed, 01/11/2017 Pedestrian Accident Pedestrian sustains injuries in collision at Chester Avenue and California Avenue in Bakersfield, California
Thu, 01/05/2017 Truck Accident Fatal truck crash reported on Highway 58 at Towerline Road in Bakersfield, California
Sat, 12/31/2016 Car Accident Altagracia Gutierrez, 35, and Miguel Irigoyen, 50, killed in multi-vehicle crash on Interstate 5 in Bakersfield, California
Fri, 12/23/2016 Car Accident Three minors injured in car collision at Wilson Road and South Union Avenue in Bakersfield, California
Fri, 12/23/2016 Truck Accident Serious injuries reported in five-vehicle collision on Highway 58 in Bakersfield, California
Wed, 12/21/2016 Pedestrian Accident Filomeno De Haro Martinez, 84, killed in pedestrian collision on Wible Road in Bakersfield, California
Wed, 12/21/2016 Truck Accident Driver Armando Munguia, 42, dies in milk truck rollover on SB 99 Freeway in Bakersfield, California
Thu, 12/08/2016 Pedestrian Accident Pedestrian killed in collision at Ashe Road and North Half Moon Drive in Bakersfield, California
Sun, 12/04/2016 Car Accident One person killed and two injured in collision at White Lane and South Union Avenue in Bakersfield, California
Thu, 11/24/2016 Pedestrian Accident Pedestrian hospitalized after being struck near Martin Luther King Junior Park in Bakersfield, California
Fri, 10/21/2016 Pedestrian Accident Pedestrian fatally struck on I-5 near Grapevine in Bakersfield, California
Mon, 10/17/2016 Truck Accident Van driver Fidencio Colmenares, 52, killed in 3-vehicle crash involving semi on Highway 223 at south H Street in Bakersfield, California
Sat, 10/15/2016 Car Accident One person killed and two injured in collision on State Route 58 in Bakersfield, California
Tue, 07/26/2016 Car Accident Gonzalo Topete, 22, killed in collision with semi truck on Bear Mountain Boulevard in Kern County, California
Fri, 07/08/2016 Car Accident Moequice Turner-Wright, 19, and Dashun Sutton, 16, killed and driver Tony Bailey, 22, charged in alleged DUI crash on Morning Drive in Bakersfield, California