Motorcyclist Killed in I-8 Crash Near 805 Freeway
SAN DIEGO (June 9, 2018) – One person was killed in a traffic collision on the Interstate 8 Freeway early Saturday, according to the San Diego Union-Tribune.
The accident happened at about 2:50 a.m., just east of Interstate 805 Freeway.
As per the article, an unidentified man was riding a motorcycle on the westbound side of the freeway when they crashed, for reasons still under investigation, into a Ford Mustang. Witnesses told authorities that the motorcyclist was trapped under the Mustang as a result of the impact.
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Shortly after the incident, officials said the motorcyclist died in the crash. At this time, the name of the deceased remained unknown.
Meanwhile, the identity of the Mustang driver involved, and their whereabouts following the accident were not immediately disclosed.
Further investigation on the case is ongoing.
We offer our warmest of thoughts, our prayers, and condolences to the family members of the deceased as they search for peace and comfort.
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A forensic examination of the motorcycle and Ford Mustang involved, as well as photos that were taken of the scene, will be made to help investigators determine the liability in the accident. Other potential factors will be looked into as well including whether or not a driver was under the influence at the time of the accident, whether or not a motorist was distracted, operating the vehicle recklessly, or traveling over the speed limit prior to impact. Each of these factors plus several others will be assessed allowing police officials to draw up a final conclusion.
In this specific case, if the investigation process proves that another driver caused the fatal injuries of the motorcyclist, then the family members of the deceased may have the right to a wrongful death claim. Surviving family of victims killed in traffic collision may seek recompense for damages incurred in the accident which includes funeral costs, and loss of love and companionship.
If your loved one has been a victim in a similar situation and you are seeking answers, we encourage you to contact Johnson Attorneys Group at 855-703-4186. Give us a call and speak with one of our experienced San Diego County car and motorcycle accident lawyers. We will provide you with a free case evaluation and help you take the right steps following a traumatic incident.
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