One unidentified person was killed after a fatal motorcycle collision in Canoga Park on Thursday afternoon, July 1st.
The accident happened at approximately 3:40 p.m. in the 8000 block of North Topanga Canyon Boulevard, near Strathern Street. A motorcycle and a vehicle collided on the roadway under unclear circumstances. How the collision occurred and why it happened have not been established.
One person was killed in the mishap. They were pronounced dead at the scene. Meanwhile, another party was rushed to an area hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. The identities of the involved parties have not been disclosed.
Additional information about the accident is unavailable at the moment. The Los Angeles Police Department is currently investigating the case.
Fatal Motorcycle Accident Statistics
When someone is involved in a motorcycle accident, it is always bad news, as the motorcyclist frequently ends up worse off than the other party. Motorcyclists are vulnerable to collisions, and they sustain catastrophic and fatal injuries if they are involved in a collision. According to the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) statistics, motorcycle riders have 16 times the risk of injury and 35 times the risk of a fatal crash compared to car passengers.
California has one of the most registered motorcycles in the country. In California, there are over 800,000 registered motorcycles. In 2017, there were 16,505 motorcycle accidents on California roads, resulting in 15,527 injuries and 541 deaths. No matter your circumstances, know that you can speak to an attorney regarding your injuries and property damage right away. The sooner you consult with an attorney, the better.
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The stress and grief that follows the death of a loved one in an accident can be too much to bear. Professional wrongful death attorneys can keep the family up to date on the official investigation while protecting their client’s legal rights and best interests. While nothing can undo the damage caused by a motorcycle accident, the civil courts can provide financial compensation to injured parties. Speak with an experienced wrongful death attorney as soon as possible after a motorcycle accident.
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