Motorcyclist Killed in La Puente Accident at Amar and Ardilla Saturday
LA PUENTE (September 9, 2018) – Pedro “Franky” Aguilar, 21, died following a motorcycle versus car accident at Amar Road and Ardilla Avenue, according to San Gabriel Valley Tribune.
The accident took place about 2 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018.
The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department stated that the young man was riding a Kawasaki motorcycle when for an unknown reason he collided with a compact SUV.
Paramedics transported the injured man to LA County/USC Medical Center, but he later succumbed to his injuries.
Meanwhile, the female driver of the SUV stopped and cooperated with police. She was also taken to hospital with unspecified injuries.
Los Angeles County Wrongful Death Investigation
The investigation into this collision is underway and there are certainly many unanswered questions about what happened. It’s unknown if the vehicle cut off the motorcyclist or if an unsafe maneuver by either driver caused the collision. Speed may have also been a factor. These are questions that police will seek to find answers to so they may determine fault.
We extend our heartfelt condolences to the man’s family. We also hope the injured woman fully recovers.
There are many steps that should be taken following a collision to ensure your legal rights are protected, but this can vary depending on the circumstances. An injured person should seek out immediate and ongoing medical care until they are completely better. If someone has died, a wrongful death claim may be pursued by surviving family members against those responsible and or their insurance companies.
Keep in mind that there are times when a government entity or an employer of an involved motorist that may share responsibility for an accident. All responsible parties can be identified during the investigation.
We hope you are able to get the help you need, but if you would like legal assistance, please call us at 855-703-4186 to request a free consultation.
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