Big rig causes multi-vehicle accident leaving two dead on 5 Freeway and Highway 99 in Bakersfield, California.
BAKERSFIELD: 2 Dead After Fatal Multi-Vehicle Car Crash on 5 Freeway and Highway 99

“Investigation Ongoing”

BAKERSFIELD, CALIFORNIA (December 31, 2016) – A multi-vehicle collision occurred on Saturday, at approximately 8:45 a.m., on 5 Freeway and Highway 99. (map)

The accident started when a tractor-trailer hit two vehicles, which caused at least 12 other crashes, involving more than 20 vehicles.

Many injures were reported, at least one person had major injures. California Highway Patrol stated that a 50-year-old man and a 35-year-old woman from Manteca were killed in the crash.

“Sadly, there are no words that can comfort all family members and friends affected by this tragic accident,” said Attorney West Seegmiller. “Our thoughts and prayers are with all those involved.”

Losing a loved one is an extremely difficult time for any family member or friend affected by a tragedy. If you have lost a loved one due to someone’s negligence, you may have the right to a wrongful death claim against the responsible party. With offices available in Sacramento, Newport Beach, San Diego and throughout California, West Alliance Injury Lawyers strongly encourages anyone who may find themselves in this situation to give us a call today at (877) 864-6664. We will fight hard to obtain the care you deserve and just compensation that you and your family are entitled.


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