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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
Mon, 08/14/2017 Car Accident Woman killed when car strikes semi truck on District Boulevard in Bakersfield, California
Fri, 07/21/2017 Pedestrian Accident Male pedestrian struck and killed on Stockdale Highway in Bakersfield, California
Thu, 07/20/2017 Car Accident Raeleen Sorensen, 51, and Raegen Sorensen, 19, killed, and Vincent Moroyoqui, 34, arrested in two-vehicle crash on Taft Highway in Bakersfield, California
Thu, 07/20/2017 Pedestrian Accident Isaiah Christopher Moore, 20, killed when struck by car while riding skateboard at Truxtun and Chester in Bakersfield, California
Sun, 07/16/2017 Car Accident One man critically injured in head-on collision on Taft Highway in Bakersfield, California
Sun, 07/16/2017 Car Accident Three passengers injured and driver Michael Payne, 53, arrested in hit-and-run crash on Highway 178 in Bakersfield, California
Thu, 07/06/2017 Pedestrian Accident Pedestrian killed in collision with alleged drunk driver at Eureka Street and Union Avenue in Bakersfield, California
Wed, 07/05/2017 Bicycle Accident Bicyclist critical after being hit by garbage truck on Jefferson Street in Bakersfield, California
Fri, 06/30/2017 Motorcycle Accident Daniel Gonzalez, 42, and Veronica Perez, 41, injured in motorcycle crash on Highway 178 near Bakersfield, California
Wed, 06/28/2017 Car Accident Genesis Silva, 24, killed and one injured in rollover car wreck at Stine Road and Houghton Road near Bakersfield, California
Mon, 06/26/2017 Pedestrian Accident Ruben Quevedo Jr., 36, killed in pedestrian collision on Highway 99 in Bakersfield, California
Fri, 06/16/2017 Pedestrian Accident Girl, 11, critically injured in pedestrian collision at Stockdale Highway and California Avenue in Bakersfield, California
Thu, 06/08/2017 Pedestrian Accident Pedestrian seriously injured when chased by dog and struck by hit-and-run vehicle at Casa Loma Drive and Pogososo Street in Bakersfield, California
Tue, 06/06/2017 Car Accident Arnold G. Depietro, 34, and passenger seriously injured in possible distracted driving crash into semi on Norris Road in Bakersfield, California
Sat, 06/03/2017 Pedestrian Accident David Rosales Rico, 39, killed in pedestrian collision with alleged drunk driver Jesus R. Moreno, 55, on Highway 184 in Bakersfield, California