Coroner Identify Man Killed in Four-Vehicle Crash at White Lane and Grissom Street in Bakersfield as Larry Mangrobang Sr
Bakersfield, California (May 17, 2020) – Larry Jose Mangrobang Sr., 41, has been identified as the man who was killed Tuesday afternoon in a four-vehicle crash in Southwest Bakersfield.
At around 2:33 p.m. May 12, officers responded to the area of White Lane and Grissom Street for a report of a traffic collision involving four vehicles.
According to the report, a semi-truck was traveling on White Lane and was making a southbound turn onto Grissom Street when it collided with an eastbound black Honda Civic that had a red light as it entered the intersection with Grissom Street.
The Honda then collided with a white Chrysler Town & Country van and a white Nissan Versa stopped at the intersection in the northbound lanes of Grissom Street.
The Honda’s driver, Mangrobang, was transported to a nearby hospital with major injuries and was later pronounced dead.
The Bakersfield Police Department asked anyone who witnessed the accident to call them at (661) 327-7111.
According to Arin Khodaverdian, the Managing Partner and CEO Alpine Law Group, a separate investigation by an experienced attorney is necessary to clearly uncover the circumstances surrounding the collision. “An attorney will also help the victim to navigate all the legal processes in pursuit of fair compensation and justice. Car accident claims are rarely straightforward, and, regardless of the circumstances involved, liable insurance companies will often do everything possible to limit their out-of-pocket expenses by either devaluing or outright denying your claim. It is crucial, therefore, that you have an experienced attorney on your side,” said Arin.
Nobody is ever prepared for an accident. However, knowing what to do in case you are involved in the accident is very crucial. The following steps will help you ensure your safety and the safety of others.
- Stay at the scene and don’t panic.
- Check for injuries and immediately call for an ambulance if anyone is hurt.
- Notify the police even if no one is injured. The police will examine the scene and document the accident. At this point, it is important to record accurate information. You can later request a police report.
- If the accident is minor, it is advisable to move the vehicles to the shoulder and turn on your vehicle's hazard lights to ensure the safety of other motorists.
- Gather information about the other drivers involved in the accident. Also, talk to witnesses and get their information.
- If possible, take photos of the damage to your car and the surrounding area.
- Do not admit fault or discuss the accident with anyone. Do not sign any papers unless requested by the police.
- Do not leave the accident scene until the police have left.
After leaving the accident scene,
- Contact your insurance company as soon as possible.
- Get a copy of the accident report from the police.
- Get a property damage valuation.
- If you were injured in the accident, keep detailed notes of your injuries and track your medical treatment.
- Contact a reputable personal injury attorney to protect your rights.
- Seek legal advice before you contact your insurer to discuss your car accident claim and compensation for your personal injuries. A qualified attorney will help you recover the maximum amount of damages.