Two unidentified people were killed following a deadly motorcycle crash near Myers Flat on Monday afternoon, June 13, 2022.
The deadly motorcycle traffic collision transpired at approximately 4:00 p.m. on Highway 101 near Myers Flat.
A Toyota 4Runner and two motorcycles were involved in the collision. The circumstances leading up to the traffic crash have not been established.
The driver of the Toyota had to be extricated from his vehicle. Unfortunately, the Toyota driver was pronounced dead at the scene.
One of the motorcycle riders was also killed in the crash. The identities of the involved parties have not been disclosed.
Local authorities are actively investigating the case.
Fatal Motorcycle Crash Statistics
Motorcycle riders are more likely to be injured or killed because they lack safety equipment like seatbelts and airbags that automobile passengers have.
Motorcycle collisions can cause serious injuries or even death. In 2016, there were 5,286 fatal motorcycle accidents in the United States, according to data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
Riding a motorcycle in Los Angeles is unfortunately not safe. In 2020, there were over 2800 motorcycle accidents in Los Angeles, resulting in 117 deaths and 3131 injuries.
The most prevalent causes of motorcycle accidents are careless driving, speeding, drunk driving, reckless driving, adverse weather, wrong-way driving, and failing to obey traffic laws.
Wearing a helmet can help prevent serious brain injuries. According to the study, wearing a motorcycle helmet lowered death by 37%. Even with this shield, the rest of their body could be in danger.
Humboldt County Fatal Motorcycle Accident Lawyers
Motorcycle accidents kill more people than any other sort of traffic collision. When a person is killed in a motorbike accident, their loved ones must cope with their loss.
Being involved in a car collision for the first time might be perplexing and overwhelming. This is something the insurance business is well aware of. Before meeting with a legal representation, they frequently try to persuade their victims to accept a settlement.
A motorcycle accident claim might be intimidating, especially if you have never worked with an insurance company. As a victim, you should know that the insurance company managing your case will do everything necessary to pay you as little as possible. Fortunately, you can safeguard your rights with the assistance of an expert Humboldt County motorcycle accident lawyer.
Contact Arash Law for a free consultation if you or a loved one has been involved in a deadly motorcycle accident. If you have any queries or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact us. You should call a lawyer as soon as possible following a motorbike accident. Call us at (888) 488-1391 to schedule a free consultation with one of our specialists.