A Motorcycle and Truck Collided in Orange County California Leaving Motorcyclist Dead At The Scene
Motorcycle vs Truck Accident Causes Orange County Death – Another roadway accident resulted in the death of a motorcyclist yesterday in Orange County, California. On Saturday afternoon, just after 2:00 p.m., a motorcycle rider in his 50's was killed while riding his motorcycle on the beautiful open roads in Santiago Canyon.
The motorcycle vs vehicle collision resulted in the fatality of the biker who was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident. The motorcycle victim suffered fatal head injury, and could not be revived no matter what the efforts of first responders, according to the Orange County traffic accident investigators at the Sheriff's Department. Fatality Traffic Accident investigators with the Fire Department said that the car accident was between the motorcycle and a truck which was being driven by a man in his 60's at the intersection of Modjeska Grade and Santiago Canyon Roads.
The car crash is still under investigation. The traffic accident authorities detained the 60 year-old truck driver, who was investigated for DUI. Traffic accident investigators in Orange County traffic could not yet provide answers as to the cause of the crash, but the man was being investigated for DUI driving, or speeding. The driver at fault was not arrested.
Despite the best efforts of the first responders, there was nothing that they could do to save the life of the motorcyclist, who succumbed to his head injuries and other injuries suffered from the impact of the collision.
Santiago Canyon was closed until 8:p.m. last night for further investigation of the cause of the fatal car accident. According to the United States Dept. of Transportation National Hwy Traffic Safety Administration statistics, motorcycle riders are 35 times greater and more likely to die in a motorcycle vs. car accident than passengers inside cars. Motorcycles are involved in eleven percent of all traffic collisions, and head injuries are the leading cause of death in all motorcycle accidents.
North Orange County Accident Lawyers
“Motorcycle accidents rise during the summer months, and we see more motorcycle riders injured at that time than any other time of the year”, said motorcycle accident injury lawyer Alexander Napolin of the Napolin Law Firm, a leading personal injury firm in Orange County, California. “We see more deaths in motorcycle accidents than any other type of vehicle crash,” said Napolin.
Fatal traffic accidents occur every day on the streets of Southern California.
The freeways in Orange County converge at the “Orange Crush” and create a danger zone for motorcycle riders who “cut” through the lanes. The accident lawyers at The Napolin Law Firm represent motorcyclists who are injured by car collisions. When a biker is killed in the collision, the family of the crash victim has standing to sue, and can recover money damages by calling the Napolin Law Firm at (714)451-2006.
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