Motorcyclist Killed in 680 Freeway Crash at Jacklin Road Off-Ramp
LOCATION: San Jose
DATE OF COLLISION: Saturday, September 15th
September 16, 2018 – According to the California Highway Patrol group, a deadly traffic collision occurred Saturday evening on the Interstate 680 Freeway at Jacklin Road off-ramp.
Deadly Auto VS Motorcycle Accident Saturday in San Jose
The CHP log mentioned a motorcycle and a blue Honda Accord collided, for reasons still under investigation, on the southbound side of the freeway.
When emergency crews arrived at the location, they reportedly found the motorcyclist downed in the number 4 lane of the interstate. Medical personnel immediately attended to the man, but the rider reportedly suffered fatal trauma as a result of the incident. The name of the deceased remained undisclosed pending next of kin notification.
No other details have been yet released. Investigators handling the case continue to work to determine liability in the deadly collision.
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 the other vehicle involved, as well as photos that were taken of the scene, will be made to help investigators determine exactly what happened here and why. 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.
Pending results of the investigation, the family members of the deceased may have the right to file a wrongful death lawsuit against the at-fault party. Surviving family of victims killed in similar accidents are potentially entitled to seek recompense for funeral costs, and loss of love and companionship.
If your loved one has been a victim in a traffic accident and you are unsure of what steps to take, we encourage you to contact Johnson Attorneys Group at 855-703-4186. Give us a call and speak with one of our experienced wrongful death lawyers. We will provide you with a free case evaluation and help you take the right steps following a traumatic incident.