Castroville, CA – Deadly Motorcycle Crash on Highway 1 Near Molera Road
Castroville, CA (August 5, 2018) – A collision between a motorcyclist and an SUV claimed the life of a 56-year-old man on Sunday afternoon, according to a reliable and trustworthy news source in Castroville. The fatal collision transpired at approximately 1:33 p.m. on Highway 1, in the vicinity of Molera Road.
As per the article released by the news source, a motorcycle clipped the rear-end of an SUV after the vehicle missed its exit on the highway. Reportedly, the SUV was carrying two adults and five children prior to the crash, and the motorcyclist was apparently making a legal U-turn at the time of the incident.
Reports stated that the 56-year-old man from San Jose attempted to maneuver his bike in order to avoid making contact with the SUV. Sadly, the rider was unable to evade the collision. Emergency crews arrived on the scene and the motorcyclist was pronounced dead only moments later. The motorcyclist was wearing a helmet, although he was stated to be speeding at the time of the accident.
The victim was reportedly part of a group of cyclists at the time, but no further information was made available pertaining to the cause of this incident. Authorities are currently conducting an investigation into all aspects of this tragic collision.
Our sincerest and most heartfelt condolences are with the family members of the victim during this devastating time.
California Fatal Motorcycle Accident
The investigation into this collision will likely maintain focus on establishing liability. If the motorcyclist was making a legal or illegal U-turn may be one of the deciding factors, in terms of liability. Depending on whether or not the driver of the SUV is proven to have acted negligently, there may be grounds for a wrongful death lawsuit.
We at Brady Law Group recognize that there is nothing quite as devastating as the unexpected loss of a loved one. We are passionately dedicated to holding negligent drivers liable for the pain and suffering they inflict. If you have lost a loved one or have been injured in a motorcycle accident or other crash because of a negligent driver, please call us at (866) 211-2562 for a free consultation today.
Note: Outside sources were used in the creation of this post including news bulletins and first-hand accounts of the accident and injuries involved. As a result, the details of the accident presented have not been independently verified by our own writing staff. If you have identified any false information in the story, please inform us immediately, and we will adjust the posting to reflect the most accurate content available.
Disclaimer: As a member of the local community, we at Brady Law Group strive to improve the overall safety and quality of life for everyone who lives in our beloved state. We are extremely saddened by these accidents but hope that, through an awareness of these dangers, those in our community will take precautions to avoid these accidents. This is not a solicitation for business, and this information should not be misconstrued as medical or legal advice. We wish only the best and quickest recovery for all those involved in the accident.