James Seier Injured, Man Killed in Littlerock Motorcycle Accident on Highway 138
LITTLEROCK (September 6, 2018) – A motorcyclist was killed and another was injured after an alleged DUI crash on Highway 138 Wednesday afternoon, according to The Antelope Valley Times.
The accident was reported at 4:18 p.m. near 72nd Street East.
As per the article, California Highway Patrol said two men were riding Harley Davidson motorcycles west on Highway 138 when at the same time 40-year-old Mickey Oden was driving a 2003 Nissan east.
Oden made a left turn ahead of the bikes, causing one of motorists to hit the right side of the Nissan. The rider was thrown from his motorcycle which ultimately collided with the other bike.
Suspected DUI Driver, Mickey Oden, Arrested
CHP affirmed that the ejected victim, a man in his 20s, died as a result of the crash. His name has not been yet released pending notification of next of kin.
The second rider, 28-year-old Port Hueneme resident James Seier, sustained minor injuries including an abrasion to his right arm.
Meanwhile officials believed that Oden, who complained of pain to the chest after the wreck, was drunk at the time. The Llano man was later arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence and was booked at the Palmdale Sheriff’s Station with a bail set at $100,000.
We extend our prayers and most heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of the deceased man during such a difficult time. We also wish Mr. James Seier a swift and full recovery.
Wrongful Death and Personal Injury Lawyer
In this case, Mr. Mickey Oden is believed to have been driving under the influence of alcohol at the time of the collision. DUI which is considered as a serious crime throughout the state which has corresponding criminal penalties for the suspect. The kinds of the charges to be filed depend on factors including the prior convictions of the alleged DUI driver, the severity of the offense, the level of intoxication and the injuries caused to another individual.
The surviving family of the deceased man will then have the right to pursue a wrongful death lawsuit while Mr. James Seier will be granted a right to file a personal injury claim against the at-fault party.
Victims of DUI crashes are entitled to a compensation for the funeral cost, hospital bills, lost wages, pain and suffering and loss of love and companionship.
If you, or your loved one, have been a victim in an auto collision caused by someone else’s negligence or wrongdoing, we urge you to contact Johnson Attorneys Group today and speak with one of our experienced Los Angeles County wrongful death and personal injury lawyers to help you. We will fight aggressively for your legal rights and obtain the justice you deserve. Give us a call at 855-703-4186 for a free case consultation.
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