Motorcycle accidents take many forms, whether they occur on slick roads or involve a drunk driver who carelessly veers into a motorcyclist. Sadly, these crashes often prove fatal and motorcyclists are especially prone to sustaining a serious injury when they are involved in a motorcycle collision. In Orange County, and all across the state of California, both drivers and motorcyclists should do all they can to prevent these types of accidents from claiming more lives. Sadly, more and more deadly motorcycle wrecks will take place.
Law enforcement officials are asking anyone who witnessed a motorcycle crash that recently happened in California to come forward. The accident, which claimed the life of a 53-year-old man who was riding a motorcycle, is still being investigated. The identity of the man who passed away has not been disclosed at this time, as authorities still need to notify his relatives.
Authorities say the accident occurred when the motorcyclist struck a truck in Grenada Hills on Golden State Freeway. The crash, which authorities were alerted to at 4:29 a.m., apparently happened when the motorcyclist was riding in the carpool lane.
Fatal motorcycle accidents can be incredibly challenging for families in many ways. Aside from emotional trauma, they may struggle with bills and have no idea of how to move forward. Moreover, those who are hurt in these accidents can also experience serious challenges. Following a motorcycle crash, it may be a good idea for victims to explore any options that are on the table, such as speaking to a legal professional.
Source: Patch.com, "Lancaster Man Killed in Motorcycle Collision With Truck on Golden State Freeway: UPDATED," Aug. 29, 2017