Fatal Crash Palm Canyon Drive and Escoba Drive
PALM SPRINGS (July 17, 2017)- According to KESQ News, a deadly collision between a motorcycle and a vehicle occurred Saturday evening at the cross streets of Palm Canyon and Escoba drives.
Palm Springs authorities were notified of the wreck at 5:30 p.m.
Stephen Miller Motorcycle Crash
The driver of the motorcycle identified as Stephen Miller, 37, of Palm Desert, was struck at the intersection by a vehicle and badly injured. He was rushed to a trauma center, where he sadly succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead shortly after being admitted.
There was indication written or provided within the report disclosing the status of the other driver involved.
Palm Springs PD will man the investigation and will formulate a finalized police report.
A forensic examination of both the vehicle and the motorcycle, as well as photos that were taken of the scene, will help investigators determine which party ultimately caused the accident. Others potential factors will be looked into as well including whether or not either the driver of the motorcyclist were under the influence at the time of the accident? Was either driver driving recklessly or over the speed limit prior to impact? What were the road conditions and how was the lighting in the vicinity of where the accident occurred? Each of these factors will be assessed allowing police officials to draw up a final conclusion.
In such cases where negligence or wrongdoing may have been a factor, the family of families Stephen Miller could potentially file a wrongful death lawsuit against the other driver if the other driver is found responsible seeking compensation for damages including medical expenses, funeral costs, lost future income and loss of love and companionship.
Contact a quality wrongful death attorney at Johnson Attorneys Group for a free consultation at 800-235-6801 as we have several office locations in the Riverside County area.
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