Richard Hom, 63, Dies After Being Hit by Car in Mt. Baldy
MT. BALDY, San Bernardino County (October 21, 2017) – A motorcyclist who died after traffic collision along Mt. Baldy Road earlier this month has been identified as 63-year-old Richard Hom, according to The Daily Bulletin.
San Bernardino County Coroner’s Office said the Upland resident was involved in a fatal accident which took place on October 3, in the area of Mt. Baldy Road and San Antonio Dam.
As per the article, deputies and police said Hom was riding a motorcycle when for an unknown reason he was was struck by a vehicle on Mt. Baldy Road. He was taken to a local hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries on Sunday, October 15.
Meanwhile, the report did not include whether the driver involved stopped or remained at the scene following the crash. The investigation is ongoing.
We offer our prayers and most heartfelt condolences to the family members and friends of Mr. Richard Hom during such a difficult time. We hope they will be brought peace and comfort in time.
San Bernardino County Wrongful Death Lawyer
It is expected for any driver to be made aware and considerate of other motorists in the roadway. Auto accidents, whether they result in death or injury, occur when a person fails to focus on and fully comply with road safety measures and traffic laws. Factors such as driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, excessive speed, distracted driving and negligence are being investigated at this time. We are hopeful that authorities continue to gather more information and evidence to determine what caused the deadly collision.
If the investigation proves that an individual has been negligent and has led to the death of Mr. Richard Hom, it is likely that the family of Mr. Hom may have the right to a wrongful death lawsuit. The claim will include a recompense for the funeral costs, loss of future income and loss of love and companionship.
If your loved one has been a victim in a tragic accident and you believe another person is at fault, we encourage you to contact Johnson Attorneys Group to speak with one of our experienced San Bernardino County wrongful death lawyers at 800-235-6801. We will answer all your questions so give us a call for a free case consultation.
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