Motorcyclist Killed in Highway 79 Crash Near Rancho Cuyamaca
CUYAMACA MOUNTAINS, San Diego County (October 14, 2017) – A fatal traffic collision occurred along Highway 79 through Rancho Cuyamaca State Park Saturday, according to San Diego Union Tribune.
The accident took place at about 2:30 p.m. on the mountain road between Lake Cuyamaca and Paso Picacho Campground.
As per the article, California Highway Patrol said for an unknown reason a motorcycle collided with a Saturn. The motorcyclist was pronounced dead at the scene.
San Diego County Motorcycle Accident
The name of the rider has not been yet released pending notification of next of kin.
Meanwhile, CHP did not mention whether the driver of the Saturn was injured or stopped following the crash. The roadway was reopened as of 4:30 p.m., after one lane of traffic was briefly closed.
The cause of the incident remains under investigation.
We offer our prayers and most heartfelt condolences to the family members and friends of the deceased during such a difficult time.
There are several factors that need to be investigated in order to determine the liability in this deadly accident. Was the driver involved under the influence of drugs or alcohol? Did speeding or distracted driving play a role? Was there negligence or recklessness on the part of the motorist?
Freeways and highways are considered the most dangerous routes since numerous traffic incidents have been recorded and have often caused fatal injuries to the people using the road. JAG Founder James Johnson has handled and settled several freeway accident cases involving motorcycles, and provided the victims and their families the compensation they were entitled to by law. In this case, if the investigation proves that a negligent person has disregarded the safety of others and led to the death of the rider, the family of the deceased may have the right to pursue a wrongful death claim against the at-fault party.
If your loved one has been a victim of an auto accident, we encourage you to call us at 800-235-6801 today. Speak with one of our experienced San Diego County wrongful death lawyers for a free case consultation and let us help you.
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