[11-17-2021] Ventura County, CA – One Person Killed After a Deadly Motorcycle Crash in Somis

One unidentified person was killed after a deadly motorcycle crash in Somis on Wednesday morning, November 17, 2021.

[11-17-2021] Ventura County, CA - One Person Killed After a Deadly Motorcycle Crash in SomisThe deadly accident happened in the 6971 block of Highway 118, also known as East Los Angeles Avenue, at around 6:30 a.m.

A blue Harley-Davidson collided with a Ford Escort after attempting to pass stopped vehicles. According to eyewitness accounts, the rider tried to weave through the line of stopped cars on his motorcycle.

In an attempt to get around the blockage, the rider crossed double-yellow lines. There was a no-passing zone marked by double yellow lines.

The motorcycle rider then crossed into oncoming lanes while attempting to get through the intersection. Drivers were making a right-hand turn into their driveway when the Ford Escort’s back end collided with the rider’s.

Emergency personnel later arrived at the scene and found the motorcycle rider lying on the roadway. Unfortunately, despite the emergency personnel’s life-saving efforts, the motorcycle rider succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead.

No other injuries were reported. Information about the crash is limited at the moment. The identities of the involved parties have not been disclosed. The accident is currently under further investigation.

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Fatal Motorcycle Accident Statistics

There were a total of 5,014 motorcycle fatalities in 2019. Motorcycle fatalities had declined since the early 1980s, but they began to rise again in 1998 and remained so until 2008.

California is the perfect setting for motorcycle riders to take in the scenery. Whether in the Bay Area or along Highway 101, there’s plenty to take in. Sadly, riding a motorcycle comes with many risks in California.

In California, over 800,000 motorcycles are registered. As a result, California has a higher rate of motorcycle accidents than other states. In 2017, there were 16,505 motorcycle accidents in California, resulting in 15,527 injuries and 541 fatalities.

The easiest way to avoid sustaining fatal injuries in a motorcycle accident is by wearing a helmet every time you ride your motorbike. Helmets aren’t that expensive. Wearing a helmet reduces your chances of suffering serious injuries that could lead to death. Helmet use has been shown to reduce motorcycle fatalities by 37%.

Ventura County Fatal Motorcycle Accident Attorneys for Victims

Filing a claim after getting involved in a fatal traffic accident may seem like an overwhelming task. There’s no arguing that focusing on healing from your injuries should be your top priority.

Filing a motorcycle accident claim can be a puzzling and daunting experience, especially when coping with serious physical injuries and other financial setbacks all at the same time.

Suppose you or someone you love was recently injured in a motorcycle wreck. In that case, your priority should be to contact a reputable and dedicated California motorcycle accident lawyer as soon as you can.

Experienced Ventura County motorcycle accident lawyers From Arash Law will help you, and your passengers identify your damages and, if it’s to your benefit, file a wrongful death claim through an insurance company or file a wrongful death lawsuit.

When you retain Arash Law, our California Motorcycle Accident lawyers will personally handle your case from start to finish. When you need us, we’re here. We’re very responsive to our clients and can be reached 24 hours a day, every day of the year. We’ll come to you, regardless of where in California you are! Contact us online or by phone at (888) 488-1391.

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