Motorcyclist Killed in La Puente Accident on Temple and Willow Avenues
LA PUENTE (May 10, 2018) – Adam Escobedo, 31, of La Puente has been identified as the motorcyclist who was killed in a collision with a car at Temple and Willow avenues on Thursday morning, according to San Gabriel Valley Tribune.
The accident took place just before 6 a.m.
The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department said a man was riding a motorcycle west on Temple Avenue when for an unknown reason he struck the rear of a 4-door Nissan Versa.
Adam Escobedo, 31, of La Puente ID’d as Rider
The rider was thrown from his motorcycle as a result of the crash. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
The Los Angeles County Sheriff coroner’s office identified the victim on its website.
Meanwhile, deputies affirmed that the driver of the Nissan was unharmed in the wreck. The cause of the incident remains under investigation.
We offer our prayers and sincerest thoughts to the family members and friends of this young man who died during such a difficult time.
Los Angeles County Wrongful Death Lawyer
It’s unknown at this time whether or not the other vehicle turned in front of the bike or cut off the motorcycle. A forensic examination of the motorcycle and the Nissan Versa, as well as photos that were taken of the scene, will help investigators determine the liability in the deadly accident. Authorities will thoroughly look into how fast each party was going, whether or not alcohol or drugs were involved, whether or not there were any mechanical issues with the bike and the car, and whether or not one of the drivers involved was distracted or did not yield to the right of way motorist. The investigation will also consist of looking at measurements of evidence left by the motorcycle and the vehicle such as point of impact, their final resting positions, skid marks, and gouge marks.
The surviving family of the man may the right to pursue a wrongful death lawsuit pending the result of the investigation. The surviving family of wrongful death victims are entitled to a recompense for the funeral costs, lost wages, loss of love and companionship.
If your loved one has been a victim in an auto accident and you are unsure of what steps to take, we encourage you to call Johnson Attorneys Group today and speak with our experienced Los Angeles County wrongful death lawyer to help you. We will guide you every step of the way and bring our expertise to your case. Contact us for a free consultation at 855-703-4186. – sks
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