Motorcyclist, 26, Killed in Accident at McKee Road and Challenger Avenue
SAN JOSE (July 15, 2018) – A 26-year-old man was killed in a traffic collision Saturday evening at the intersection of McKee Road and Challenger Avenue.
Deadly Auto vs. Motorcycle Crash in San Jose
According to the Mercury News, a man on a motorcycle collided for unknown reasons into a 2016 Honda CRV at the intersection.
Primary reports indicated the motorcyclist was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead a short time later. As per the article, the Santa Clara County Medical-Examiner Coroner’s Office will release the identity of the deceased once it has been confirmed and his next of kin notified.
Meanwhile, authorities mentioned the female driver of the Honda remained at the scene and cooperated with an investigation.
The exact circumstances that led to the collision are still being determined.
We offer our warmest of thoughts, our prayers, and condolences to the family members of the deceased as they search for peace and comfort.
Wrongful Death Lawyer
A forensic examination of the motorcycle and Honda CRV 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.
Depending on the results of the investigation, the family of the deceased may have the right to a wrongful death claim. Surviving family of victims killed in traffic collision 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 collision 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 car and motorcycle accidents lawyers. We will provide you with a free case evaluation and help you take the right steps following a traumatic incident.