Sean Mahaney, 47, Victim in Motorcycle Crash on I-5
LOS ANGELES (September 26, 2017)- A man identified as Sean Mahaney, 47, was sadly fatally injured following a motorcycle accident Saturday afternoon, per the California Highway Patrol.
Authorities were notified of the collision at around 4:00 p.m. where the southbound Interstate 5 interchanges with the Interstate 110 freeway.
Sean Mahaney had apparently been on his motorcycle upon colliding with the driver of a big rig.
The collision tragically resulted in Mahaney’s passing as it was believed that he likely died on impact.
A GoFundMe has been set up by the Mahaney family as he sadly leaves behind a wife and children.
No details have really been shared or disclosed by the California Highway Patrol at this time as the cause of the accident is currently under investigation.
This story will be updated pending the release of further information.
We are deeply saddened by the news of this tragedy. We offer our prayers and heartfelt condolences to the family members and loved ones of Mr. Sean Mahaney during such a difficult time.
Los Angeles Wrongful Death Lawyer
A forensic examination of both the motorcycle and the big rig, as well as photos that were taken of the scene, will help investigators determine which party ultimately caused the accident. Authorities will thoroughly look into how fast each driver was going, whether or not alcohol or drugs were involved, whether or not there were any mechanical issues with either vehicle. The investigation will also consist of looking at measurements of evidence left by the vehicles such as point of impact, final resting positions of each vehicle, skid marks, and gouge marks.
In such cases where negligence or wrongdoing may have been a factor, family members of Mr. Sean Mahaney may be entitled to a wrongful death lawsuit against the at-fault parties depending on the investigation. If there is even 1% liability on behalf of the big rig driver, Mahaney’s family would be able to seek compensation for damages including funeral costs, lost future income and loss of love and companionship.
If your loved one has been the victim involved in a tragic auto accident, contact our experienced Los Angeles wrongful death lawyers today at 800-235-6801.
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