[10-30-2021] San Bernardino County, CA – Motorcycle Crash in Hesperia Results in One Death

[10-30-2021] San Bernardino County, CA - Motorcycle Crash in Hesperia Results in One DeathAn unidentified person was killed after a deadly traffic collision involving a motorcycle in Hesperia on Saturday afternoon, October 30.

The fatal collision transpired at approximately 12:38 p.m. on State Route 138 near Summit Valley Road.

A group of motorcyclists was initially traveling together when one of the involved motorcyclists got caught up in a traffic crash with another vehicle.

The circumstances leading up to the collision have not been established. One motorcycle rider was killed in the crash. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Another motorcycle rider was seriously injured in the crash. He was airlifted to Loma Linda University Medical Center for treatment. The Victorville CHP is currently investigating the cause of the collision.

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Fatal Motorcycle Accident Statistics

According to the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), nearly 8.5 million registered motorcycles were used in 2012. Owning a motorcycle has numerous advantages; after all, it is a less expensive alternative to cars and more versatile and easier to use. Riding a motorcycle, on the other hand, comes with risks. In 2016, there were 5,286 motorcycle fatalities in the United States.

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. Unfortunately, motorcycle accidents in California are not unique. With over 800,000 registered motorcycles, California has the highest number of registered motorcycles in the country.

In 2017, there were 16,505 motorcycle accidents on California roads, resulting in 15,527 injuries and 541 fatalities. Motorcycle riders are encouraged to dress appropriately and always wear a helmet when riding their motorcycles to avoid fatal injuries. According to research, wearing a helmet is 37% effective in preventing motorcycle fatalities.

San Bernardino County Motorcycle Accident Attorney

Motorcycle accidents often result in catastrophic injuries that can lead to death. After all, motorcycle riders are more vulnerable to the dangers on the road than passengers of enclosed vehicles. Suppose you have lost a loved one in a deadly motorcycle accident.

In that case, you must pursue a wrongful death claim with the help of an experienced motorcycle accident attorney as soon as possible. The sooner you speak with a motorcycle accident lawyer, the better. You can preserve critical evidence and maintain your rights. At Arash Law, we have seen motorcycle accidents destroy lives for the past several decades.

Our San Bernardino motorcycle accident attorneys want to help ensure that your rights are protected as we fight for you to get the compensation you deserve. If you cannot come to our office, a San Bernardino motorcycle accident attorney will come to you. Contact the California motorcycle accident attorney team at Arash Law today at (888) 488-1391 for a free review of your case.

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