[10-31-2021] Stanislaus County, CA – Motorcycle Crash in Modesto Results in One Death

An unidentified 30-year-old man was killed after a deadly traffic crash involving a motorcycle in Modesto on Sunday afternoon, October 31st.

[10-31-2021] Stanislaus County, CA - Motorcycle Crash in Modesto Results in One DeathAccording to the initial reports from local authorities, the crash happened on Santa Fe Avenue near Lakewood Memorial Park in Modesto. A southbound 2007 Harley Davidson motorcycle was traveling on Santa Fe when the rider attempted to pass the vehicle in front of him.

The rider then pulled back into the southbound lane and rear-ended a 2015 Infiniti before losing control. Due to the severity of the impact, the rider was ejected from his motorcycle and sustained fatal injuries. The motorcycle rider succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene. His identity has not been disclosed.

The driver of the other vehicle and her five-year-old passenger were uninjured in the crash. They remained at the scene and cooperated with authorities. Local authorities are unsure whether drugs or alcohol played a role in the mishap. The accident is currently under further investigation.

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Fatal Motorcycle Crash Statistics

Accidents involving a motorcycle can have catastrophic and even life-ending consequences. A total of 5,286 motorcyclists were killed in the United States in 2016, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s National Center for Statistics and Analysis.

The number of motorcycles registered in California is among the highest in the country. More than 800,000 motorcycles are registered in California. More than 15,000 people were injured, and 541 were killed in motorcycle accidents on California’s roads in 2017.

Victims and their families may suffer psychological effects from being a part of an accident. At least nine people died, and 213 were injured in motorcycle collisions in Stanislaus County in 2020, according to a report by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). Distracted driving, speeding, drunk driving, reckless driving, inclement weather, wrong-way driving, and failing to obey traffic laws are common causes of motorcycle accidents.

Fatal Motorcycle Accident Attorney for Victims in Stanislaus County

People injured in traffic accidents have an enforceable legal right to total and fair compensation for their costs and losses. Their attorneys’ ability to successfully navigate the complexities of state civil legal processes will determine whether they receive the total amount of compensation provided by law or even if they receive any payment at all.

Getting into a traffic accident can result in tens of thousands of dollars in medical bills, property damage, and even funeral expenses for you and your family, not to mention the physical and emotional trauma you’ll experience as a result.

Our compassionate Stanislaus County motorcycle accident attorneys from Arash Law believe that you deserve total financial and non-financial damages compensation, and they will fight to get it for you. There is no obligation to hire our firm for a free consultation. As a result of this arrangement, you won’t owe us a cent until we secure compensation for you. Online or by phone: (888) 488-1391.

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