San Diego, CA – Man Killed in Motorcycle Crash on I-805San Diego Legal News
San Diego, CA (April 16, 2020) – A 66-year-old man from Chula Vista, California was killed following a motorcycle accident late Wednesday night, April 15th. The crash occurred in the Otay Mesa neighborhood on I-805 SB, near CA-905. Authorities from the California Highway Patrol reported that the man had been thrown off his Vectrix scooter after colliding with a Nissan.
The unidentified victim was pronounced dead at the scene by responding authorities. The 22-year-old man driving the Nissan remained at the scene and showed no signs of intoxication. The cause of the crash isn’t currently known.
An ongoing investigation into the accident is currently underway.
We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Motorcycle Accidents in California
When a motorcyclist is involved in a crash with another driver, they’re at risk of suffering life-threatening injuries. Motorcycle fatalities in California increased 11 percent from 494 in 2015 to 548 in 2016. 15.1 percent of roadway deaths in the state reported in 2016 involved motorcycle accidents.
The design of a motorcycle means that riders risk being ejected from the bike and suffering fatal injuries. Sadly, this is a reality for many families who have to deal with the aftermath of a deadly motorcycle accident. An experienced California motorcycle accident attorney can help families recover lost compensation after a deadly accident.
The Coastal Legal Center is here to help you recover after the loss of a loved one. We understand how difficult it can be, and we want to make sure the driver responsible is brought to justice. Give us a call at (619) 231- 0724 to see what we can do for you.
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Disclaimer: As a member of the local community, Coastal Legal Center strives to improve the overall safety and quality of life for everyone who lives in San Diego. We are extremely saddened by these accidents but hope that through an awareness of these dangers, those in our community will take precautions to avoid these accidents. This is not a solicitation for business, and this information should not be misconstrued as medical or legal advice. The photos depicted in this post are not representative of the actual accident scene.