James Morse, 56, Victim in Motorcycle Accident
DATE OF COLLISION: Friday, June 22nd
June 25, 2018- According to Bakersfield Now, a deadly motorcycle versus vehicle collision transpired before the weekend of Friday evening on an undisclosed road.
No details were provided on the exact time the crash occurred as Morse had been riding a Harley Davidson while the other driver was operating a Lexus.
California Highway Patrol determined the driver of the Lexus for unknown reasons veered into the path of James Morse triggering his tragic passing as he was pronounced at the scene.
At this time, police have not released any information on the driver of the Lexus and whether or not drugs or alcohol were contributing factors.
CHP is currently conducting a full-on investigation at the moment, per Bakersfield Now.
All of us at Johnson Attorneys Group offer our sincere condolences to the family of Mr. James Morse who passed away in this tragic accident.
Bakersfield Wrongful Death Attorney
Based on this news report, the driver of the Lexus will be held solely responsible for the death of the 56-year-old motorcyclist. While police have confirmed that the suspect was under the influence, there are still several unanswered questions here which include whether or not excessive speed or distracted driving played a role? We trust officials are looking into these and other factors in order to determine precisely what occurred here and why.
In such cases where negligence or wrongdoing may have been a factor, the surviving family of the James Morse will have the right to pursue wrongful death lawsuit against the liable motorist. Victims involved in these accidents may seek compensation for damages including funeral costs, medical expenses and hospital bills, lost future income, pain and suffering, and loss of love and companionship.
If you or a loved one have been the victim of a traffic accident, contact our Bakersfield wrongful death lawyers today at 855-703-4186.
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