[11-08-2023] Alameda County, CA – Rider Killed, Family of Four Injured Following Fiery Motorcycle Collision in East Oakland

[11-08-2023] Rider Killed, Family of Four Injured Following Fiery Motorcycle Collision in East OaklandA rider was killed, and a family of four was injured following a fiery motorcycle collision in east Oakland on Wednesday afternoon, November 8, 2023.

According to the authorities, the fatal collision happened before 3:15 p.m. on International Boulevard near 39th Avenue.

A motorcyclist was reportedly speeding before colliding with a light-colored SUV. The collision caused the rider to be ejected and catch fire along with his motorcycle.

The rider was found unconscious, suffering from severe burns, while a mother and three teenagers from the SUV sustained minor injuries.

All five were taken to a local hospital, where the rider was later declared dead. The condition of the other four victims remains unknown.

The authorities reported that speed was a factor in the fatal collision, but its cause has yet to be determined.

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8 Steps to Take After A Motorcycle Accident

The recklessness of another driver can cause severe damage and affect the lives of others. If you or someone you know has been involved in a major vehicle accident due to someone else’s negligence, the following steps may help you:

  1. Check yourself for injuries before checking on others. Seek medical attention immediately.
  2. Pull over to the side of the road or another safe area, if possible, while waiting for authorities.
  3. Stay calm, and do not admit fault.
  4. Do not settle your case with the other driver. It is essential to report your accident to the police so that there will be an official record.
  5. Collect as much relevant information as possible, such as the other driver’s name and insurer.
  6. Take photos of any relevant evidence that can help build your case
  7. Organize all accident-related documents and information in a folder.
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Fatal Motorcycle Accident Statistics

According to the National Safety Council, motorcycles account for less than 3% of all vehicles registered in the U.S. and less than 0.6% of miles traveled. In 2021, they were responsible for 14% of all traffic fatalities, 17% of occupant fatality rates, and 3% of all occupant injuries.

In 2021, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reported an average of 8% more motorcycle-related deaths from 2020 to 2021, despite its 2% decline in the rate per 100 million vehicle miles traveled.

Over the past decade, motorcycle-related deaths have increased by 19%, while vehicle death rates have increased by 29%.

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