San Jose Man Riding Motorcycle Killed in Crash in Castroville
MONTEREY COUNTY, Calif. (August 10, 2018) — Paul Haney Jr., 56, of San Jose, was identified as the motorcyclist killed in a collision on Molera Road, according to the Monterey County Sheriff’s Office.
The 56-year-old San Jose died on August 5 near Castroville.
The report stated that Haney was driving his 2005 Harley-Davidson westbound on Molera Road near state Highway 1. He was riding behind a driver in a 1999 GMC Suburban. The collision took place about 1:30 p.m. when the motorcyclist hit the SUV as its driver was changing lanes, according to the California Highway Patrol.
There were six people including children in the GMC, but none of them were injured.
CHP officials have the collision under investigation, but drugs and or alcohol are not suspected.
Motorcycle Accident Investigation
At this time, we do not know all the facts about this case. It appears that the SUV changed lanes in front of the motorcycle when it was unsafe to do so. Police are piecing together evidence to determine fault.
We extend our heartfelt condolences to the family of the man who died.
In a case such as this one, there could also be more than one entity responsible for this collision including an employer if the driver was working at the time of the crash, an auto manufacturer or a government entity. A qualified attorney would conduct a full investigation into the circumstances and ensure all responsible parties are identified.
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