If you rear-ended the car in front of you, it would likely be your fault. You may want to talk with a personal injury attorney so as to carefully review the facts.
Your question is very, very confusing. Can you clarify?
Who caused the crash? Who was cited? What happened with the citation? Was anyone hurt?
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Unfortunately, from the facts you describe, you may be deemed at least partially at fault for following too closely. It sounds like the other driver may have some fault as well for erratic driving and making unsafe lane changes. If you were injured, you should consult an attorney in Bakersfield to determine if they can assist.
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Based on the facts you appear to be at least partially at fault but I encourage you to consult a personal injury attorney in person.
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