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Shafter, California – Fatal Traffic Accident at Highway 43 and Burbank Street Leaves Two Dead

Shafter, California (June 26, 2018) – Kern and Bakersfield news sources reported that a fatal traffic accident took place at the intersection of Highway 43 and Burbank Street, near the Colony Market. The incident took place at approximately 9:41 PM on Tuesday, June 26, 2018. Authorities have not revealed any information concerning the deceased victims of the two-vehicle collision or if any other passengers were involved.

The California Highway Patrol reported that two as-of-yet unidentified vehicles collided at Highway 43 and Burbank Street. A witness report indicated one of the vehicles was driving northbound on Highway 43 towards the Colony Market. At the same time, from the south, another car was traveling above the legal speed limit. For reasons unknown, the two vehicles crashed at the intersection of 43 and Burbank.

Afterward, Kern County Fire Department officers and paramedics arrived at the scene to provide assistance. However, the officials reported that two victims had sustained traumatic injuries and died from the brutal impact.

At present, the investigation is ongoing. As more evidence surfaces, more information will be released to public sources.

We offer our deepest condolences and most heartfelt prayers to the families and friends of the two deceased victims during this difficult time.

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The officer reports indicated that one of the drivers had been traveling at high speeds prior to the crash. As the investigation continues, forensic teams will inspect both vehicles for mechanical issues and system failure. Officials will also look into drunk driving, drug abuse, negligence, and distracted driving has potential factors behind the crash.

If a culprit is discovered and convicted of causing the crash, the families of the deceased will have the legal rights to file a wrongful death lawsuit against the guilty party. By seeking legal assistance, these individuals will be able to receive compensation for a variety of issues including medical bills, vehicle insurance, and tragic loss.

We at Brady Law Group will work with you to ensure your rights and give you the peace of mind needed to focus on your recovery.

If you’ve been injured as the result of another person’s negligence, please call us at (866) 211-2562 to receive a free consultation with one of our expert attorneys.

Note: Outside sources were used in the creation of this post including news bulletins and first-hand accounts of the accident and injuries involved. As a result, the details of the accident presented have not been independently verified by our own writing staff. If you have identified any false information in the story, please inform us immediately, and we will adjust the posting to reflect the most accurate content available.

Disclaimer: As a member of the local community, we at Brady Law Group strive to improve the overall safety and quality of life for everyone who lives in our beloved state. We are extremely saddened by these accidents but hope that, through an awareness of these dangers, those in our community will take precautions to avoid these accidents. This is not a solicitation for business, and this information should not be misconstrued as medical or legal advice. We wish only the best and quickest recovery to all those involved in the accident.

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