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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, 02/23/2017 Motorcycle Accident Motorcyclist injured in collision at Ashe Road and McKee Road in Bakersfield, California
Mon, 02/13/2017 Car Accident Michael Alvarado, 49, killed in crash on Bear Mountain Boulevard in Bakersfield, California
Thu, 02/09/2017 Car Accident Michael Eller, 21, killed and Crista Skaggs, 27, rescued when vehicle crashes off Round Mountain Road into Poso Creek near Bakersfield, California
Tue, 02/07/2017 Car Accident Minor injuries reported when car strikes building at 16th and G in Bakersfield, California
Mon, 02/06/2017 Car Accident Two people injured in rear-end collision on California Avenue and Union Avenue in Bakersfield, California
Fri, 02/03/2017 Car Accident Two juveniles injured and Nathan Evans, 28, arrested in hit-and-run crash at Harris Rd. and Spring Creek Loop in Bakersfield, California
Sun, 01/29/2017 Motorcycle Accident Motorcyclist dies in crash with truck on White Lane and Lily Drive in Bakersfield, California
Fri, 01/27/2017 Car Accident One person dies after head-on crash at Meacham Road and Starside Drive in Bakersfield, California
Mon, 01/23/2017 Truck Accident Collision between vehicle and semi truck reported on Highway 99 in Bakersfield, California
Thu, 01/19/2017 Car Accident Mark Calvin Mathews, 20, 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