Motorcyclist Killed in Palmdale Crash on 35th Street East Saturday
PALMDALE (September 17, 2018) – A motorcyclist was killed after a traffic collision along 35th Street East on Saturday afternoon, according to The Antelope Valley Times.
The accident took place on September 15 at around 3:47 p.m., just north of Avenue Q-10.
As per the article, Palmdale Sheriff’s Station said a man was riding a motorcycle south on 35th Street East in the No. 1 lane when at the same time a Ford Escape was headed south.
The driver of the Ford then tried to make a U-turn from the No. 2 lane in front of the motorcyclist. The two ultimately collided.
Motorcycle Crash on 35th Street Near Avenue Q-10
Los Angeles County Fire Department responded and pronounced the rider dead at the scene. His name has not been yet released pending notification of next of kin.
Meanwhile, the operator of the Escape was taken to Palmdale Regional Medical Center with unspecified injuries. The motorist reportedly cooperated with the authorities.
The incident remains under investigation. Anyone with information is urged to contact the Palmdale Sheriff’s Station at 661-272-2400.
We extend our prayers and sincerest thoughts to the family members and friends of the motorcyclist during such a difficult time.
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A forensic examination of the motorcycle and the Ford Escape, as well as photos that were taken of the scene, will help investigators determine the liability in the deadly collision. Authorities will thoroughly look into how fast each party was going, whether or not alcohol or drugs were involved, whether or not there were any mechanical issues with the bike and the car, and whether or not one of the drivers involved was distracted or did not yield to the right of way motorist. The investigation will also consist of looking at measurements of evidence left by the motorcycle and the vehicle such as point of impact, their final resting positions, skid marks, and gouge marks.
The surviving family of the deceased rider may possess the right to pursue a wrongful death lawsuit pending the results of the investigation. Family members of wrongful death victims are entitled to a recompense for the funeral costs, hospital bills, lost wages, loss of love and companionship.
If your loved one has been a victim in an auto accident and you are unsure of what steps to take, we encourage you to call Johnson Attorneys Group today and speak with our experienced Los Angeles County wrongful death lawyer to help you. We will guide you every step of the way and bring our expertise to your case. Contact us for a free consultation at 855-703-4186.
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