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Bicycle vs. Car Accident in Bakersfield, at College Avenue and Burton Way

On Wednesday, August 17, 2016, A bicyclist was injured in an auto accident, in east Bakersfield.  The Kern County car crash happened in the area of College Avenue, and Burton Way, at about 3:15 PM.

The California Highway Patrol reported that the man riding a bicycle and the vehicle collided.  The cyclist suffered severe injuries and was taken to Kern Medical Center for treatment.


Authorities claim the man was not wearing a helmet at the time of the collision.

The fault of the accident is unknown at this time.

The Law Firm of Nelson and Rozier is currently handling a similar case arising from August 23, 2013, when a Fresno police car ran over a man on a bicycle named Angel Toscano.

In that case we were able to download the event data recorder from the police cruiser to determine pre-accident speed and acceleration of the car.

Please call us this afternoon to preserve evidence of this accident. Reach Attorney Rozier at 559-713-0159, or contact us online.