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.

Personal injury lawyers offer a no-cost claim evaluation to help you.

Since there is no cost to speak with a lawyer, it is a good idea to learn more about your potential claim. Accident Data Center can help you by connecting you with our network of experienced injury lawyers who can provide you with information about your rights and options. Learn more here about the value of a no-cost legal claim evaluation.


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Most recent accident reports

Date Type
Tue, 11/16/2021 Car Accident 17-year-old dies after car collides with brick wall on Ming Avenue and Calle Salida 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
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
Fri, 11/19/2021 Car Accident One dead, another injured in two-vehicle crash on South Union Avenue in Bakersfield, California
Sat, 10/15/2016 Car Accident One person killed and two injured in collision on State Route 58 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
Fri, 11/26/2021 Car Accident Three people killed in crash on Weedpatch Highway in Bakersfield, California
Mon, 12/20/2021 Car Accident One dead, another injured in single-vehicle crash on Hwy. 99 in Bakersfield, California
Mon, 08/14/2017 Car Accident Woman killed when car strikes semi truck on District Boulevard 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, 03/23/2017 Car Accident Five people injured and driver Miguel Zamora, 22, charged in collision on Highway 178 near Bakersfield, California
Sun, 08/27/2017 Car Accident Five children injured in rollover crash on Interstate 5 near Bakersfield, California
Wed, 03/29/2017 Car Accident Driver killed after being ejected during crash, woman injured in wreck on Highway 58 in Bakersfield, California
Wed, 05/06/2015 Motorcycle Accident Danny Darnell Cottengim, 57, killed in motorcycle collision with alleged drunk driver on Sunset Boulevard in Bakersfield, California
Sun, 01/29/2017 Motorcycle Accident Motorcyclist dies in crash with truck on White Lane and Lily Drive in Bakersfield, California