Angel Tovar Killed in Hit-and-Run Crash on Highway 58 [Bakersfield, CA]

Angel Tovar Killed in Hit-and-Run Crash on Highway 58 [Bakersfield, CA]

Angel Tovar Killed in Hit-and-Run Crash on Highway 58 [Bakersfield, CA]

39-Year-Old Man Dies after Being Struck by Multiple Vehicles

BAKERSFIELD, CA (May 5, 2023) – Early Saturday morning, a hit-and-run crash on Highway 58 claimed the life of Angel Tovar.

The incident happened on April 22nd, just after 12:00 a.m., officers were dispatched at Highway 58, just east of Martin Luther King Boulevard.

Upon investigation, the officers have learned that 39-year-old Tovar was walking in the third lane when he was struck by a vehicle which later drove away. Then, Tovar was struck by three other vehicles but the driver remained at the scene and cooperated with the officials.

Afterward, the westbound lanes and the third lane of the highway was blocked for four hours.

Unfortunately, Tovar succumbed to his injuries and he was pronounced dead at the scene.

Meanwhile, police ruled out alcohol or drugs as a factor of the incident and further investigation is still underway.

No words can mend the broken hearts and sorrow felt during this delicate moment. Our deepest condolences and sympathies are with the family and friends of Angel Tovar. May the memories of your loved ones give you strength and comfort in the difficult days ahead.

Losing someone in a hit-and-run crash is always a traumatic experience for the surviving family. At Sweet James, We understand that the death of a loved one can leave a lasting impact on your emotional and financial well-being, and we are here to help. Our wrongful death attorneys understand that the legal issues impose challenges to those involved. Let us help you through the legal process so that you can focus on the welfare of your family. Call us today (800) 900-0000 to arrange a free and confidential case evaluation.

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