TORRANCE: Fatal Motorcycle Crash Hawthorne Blvd at Halison Street
Motorcycle Rider Killed in Torrance Crash
TORRANCE, California (August 28, 2017) — A motorcyclist died Sunday night in a collision with a vehicle at Hawthorne Boulevard and Halison Street, according to a report by the Torrance Police Department.
The fatal crash took place about 9:13 p.m. in the northbound lanes of Hawthorne Boulevard. The rider died of his injuries at the scene of the crash.
Police are investigating the cause of the crash and liability, but preliminary results indicate that drugs and or alcohol were not factors.
Fatal Torrance Crash Investigation
The cause of this fatal crash remains under investigation by police to determine liability. Authorities will seek to find out if any illegal turns were made, if speed or distractions were factors or even road conditions. It’s possible that criminal charges could be made against a driver who violates traffic laws when a fatality results. The surviving family members of a victim killed in this type of collision may also have grounds for a civil lawsuit. A personal injury attorney can help by ensuring a full investigation is conducted and all liable parties are identified.