A 23 year old dies in Murrieta riding a Ducati motorcycle crashed into a Toyota Corolla around 8 p.m. on 14th May 2021. The motorcyclist sustained traumatic injuries and was pronounced dead after he was taken to a hospital. The rider was reportedly heading north when he collided with the Toyota Corolla.
The car was making a left turn in the intersection of Whitewood Road and Meadowlark Lane at the time of the collision. The victim was identified as Amarpaul Gill of Murrieta by the Riverside County coroner’s office. As per the reports from the scene when the firefighters, paramedics and police officers arrived at the site, they found the motorcyclist lying on the roadway and the passersby were tending to him.
Witnesses to the motorcycle accident informed the police that the rider was thrown out from the bike due to the impact of the crash. According to the Police, the driver and passengers in the car suffered minor injuries.
Investigations into the fatal motorcycle crash are on and the reason for the collision has not been determined yet. To tackle this you need to hire professional expert motorcycle accident lawyer who has experience of documents and real world cases aspects.
California boasts of winding roads and breathtaking views. Motorcyclists enjoy riding on scenic roads. Unfortunately with the beautiful surroundings, there are a lot of risks involved while riding in California. 17% of the road fatalities in the state are represented by motorcycle accident deaths. More than 88,000 motorcyclists are injured every year in the United States.
Fatalities in motorcycle accidents are 26% more likely to occur as compared to passenger car occupant fatalities in accidents.
Some of the most common reasons for motorcycle accidents are:
• Inexperienced and young motorcycle riders
• Riding under influence of alcohol and/or drugs
• Chatting or talking on a cell phone while riding
• Eating or drinking while riding
• Lane cutting or splitting
• Poor weather and road conditions
• Not using protective gear like helmet, leather clothing etc.
In most motorcycle accidents, the motorcycle experiences high impact on the front which results in traumatic and fatal injuries. Motorcycle crashes result in physical and emotional pain leading to huge medical bills, lost wages and property damage.
California is one of the few states that permit lane splitting allowing motorcycle riders to drive along the lane dividers when traffic is slow or not moving. Unfortunately, many drivers may not be aware of this, leading to direct injury or death.
To determine the guilty party in an accident the factors and situation in which an accident occurred need to be identified. The degree of fault in each party helps determine the financial responsibility. Identifying and determining the at-fault parties can be complex, there are high chances that the involved parties will not agree to a common resolution.
The situation may become worse if the accident was a result of equipment failure or poor road conditions or because of crashing with public vehicles or obstacles. Hiring an experienced motorcycle accident lawyer in such circumstances helps to handle the complicating factors.
If you or your family member has been a victim of a devastating motorcycle accident contact us at Khashan Law. Our team of personal injury lawyers will fight zealously to help you obtain the maximum compensation for the injuries and losses suffered.
We will represent you while negotiating with the insurance companies or the at-fault parties and help receive compensation for your present and future medical bills, lost wages and compensation for property damage. Call us on 951.461.2387 to book an appointment for a free and confidential consultation.