2 Motorcyclists Die in Crash with Pickup Truck in Lakeview; 1 Person Injured
LAKEVIEW, CALIF. May 25, 2018) — Two people riding on a motorcycle died in a head-on crash with a pickup truck on the Ramona Expressway at Lakeview Avenue, according to the California Highway Patrol.
The collision took place about 3:44 a.m. this morning. Both people who were riding the motorcycle died at the scene of the crash. The driver of the pickup truck also suffered minor injuries and was taken by ambulance to a hospital.
There were no specific details in the report explaining what led to the crash, but the CHP is heading up the investigation into the matter.
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Our condolences go out to the families of these two people as they cope with this tragedy. We also offer our prayers to the injured person.
Riverside County Accident Investigation
Police are investigating this collision to determine fault. At this time, we do not know why these motorists collided and which driver or drivers were at fault. Typically, in this type of collision, one of the drivers will veer into the path of the other. It could be due to drowsy driving or alcohol-related. We don’t know at this time. Criminal charges could be filed against the at-fault driver if someone dies in a crash when they are violating the rules of the road or intoxicated. Police will conduct a full investigation into whether alcohol was a factor or if speed contributed to the crash.
If a negligent driver or another entity is at fault for a collision resulting in injuries to you or a loved one, there may be grounds for a personal injury or wrongful death claim. While this is always a personal decision, for many the financial losses associated with a traffic accident are significant.
If you, or your loved one, have been hurt in a California traffic accident, we urge you to contact Johnson Attorneys Group today and speak with one of our experienced personal injury lawyers to help you. We will bring our expertise to your case and guide you every step of the way. Give our office a call at 855-703-4186 for a free consultation.
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