San Diego, CA – Shane Walker Killed in Pomerado Rd Motorcycle CrashSan Diego Legal News
San Diego, CA (May 6, 2020) – An 18-year-old motorcyclist who was injured in a crash in San Diego on Thursday was recently pronounced dead. Shane Walker suffered critical injuries near the intersection of Pomerado Road and Rancho Bernardo Road at around 4:45 p.m. He was pronounced dead on Saturday, May 2nd.
Walker was reportedly riding a 2009 Triumph Daytona 675 on Pomerado Road when he collided with a Chrysler PT Cruiser making a left turn onto Camino Vecinos. The Chrysler entered the path of the motorcycle and caused the rider to be ejected from the bike. Walker was transported to a nearby hospital with life-threatening injuries.
Local authorities are currently investigating the cause of the crash.
We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of Shane Walker at this time.
Fatal Motorcycle Accidents in California
Nearly 80% of motorcycle crashes result in death or injury in California each year. In 2017, 541 people were killed in motorcycle accidents in California. Around 75% of motorcycle accidents involve at least one other vehicle.
The preventable death of a loved one can be a shattering and entirely traumatic experience. Wrongful death suits can be raised from careless acts, including a motorcycle crash, result in the death of a family member. Surviving family members should consult with a California wrongful death lawyer who can help guide them through the process.
If you are filing a wrongful death claim in San Diego, hiring an attorney from the Coastal Legal Center can significantly benefit your case. We know how to litigate wrongful death claims and can adapt our strategies to the unique circumstances of your case. Contact our offices today at (619) 231- 0724 if you’ve lost a loved one due to the negligence of another.
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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.