1 Killed in Auto VS Motorcycle Crash at Highway 156 and Union Road
DATE OF COLLISION: Sunday, September 23rd
September 25, 2018 – A fatal traffic collision involving a motorcycle occurred in the area of Highway 156 and Union Road Sunday evening, according to a local news source.
Primary reports indicated an unidentified man riding a motorcycle collided for unknown reasons into a vehicle of unspecified built and type at the intersection.
Shortly after 8:15 p.m., medical teams arrived at the crash site and attended to the parties involved.
As per the article, the accident resulted in fatal trauma to at least one person. At this time, the identity of the deceased remained undisclosed pending notification of next of kin.
CHP said eastbound Highway 156 was shut down following the wreck to give way to the investigation. The precise cause of the deadly crash is still being determined.
We offer our warmest of thoughts, our prayers, and condolences to the family members of the deceased as they search for peace and comfort.
Wrongful Death Lawyer
A forensic examination of both the motorcycle and the other vehicle involved, as well as photos that were taken of the scene, will help investigators determine which party ultimately caused the accident. Authorities will thoroughly look into how fast each driver was going, which driver had the right-of-way, whether or not alcohol or drugs were involved, and whether or not there were any mechanical issues with either vehicle. The investigation will also consist of looking at measurements of evidence left by each vehicle such as point of impact, final resting positions of each vehicle, skid marks, and gouge marks.
In such cases where negligence or wrongdoing may have been a factor, the family members of the deceased will have the right to pursue a wrongful death lawsuit against the at-fault party. Surviving family of victims killed in similar cases may seek recompense for damages including funeral costs, and loss of companionship.
If you would like to speak with our experienced wrongful death attorney, call to request a free consultation at 855-703-4186.
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