Gilroy, CA – Deadly Motorcycle Crash with Vehicle on Watsonville and Pharmer Roads
Gilroy, CA (August 4, 2018) – A fatal motor vehicle crash that involved a car and a motorcyclist transpired Friday evening at the intersection of Watsonville and Pharmer Roads, according to the California Highway Patrol. The accident which occurred between a dark gray SUV and a motorcycle reportedly took place at about 7:33 p.m.
Initial reports filed by the California Highway Patrol stated that there was smoke seen at the location of the collision, however, it was unclear as to which vehicle may have caught on fire. Officials said that one of the individuals involved had sustained fatal injuries during the crash, although the name of that victim has not been released at this time.
Moreover, one other victim was reportedly found at the scene, lying down in the roadway adjacent to the deceased victim. The unidentified victim apparently suffered a broken leg during the accident. Medical personnel arrived on the scene to assist the victims involved.
Officials went on to state that there may have been another motorist involved in the collision, and that person attempted to evade the area. No further details surrounding this accident or those involved have been provided. Investigators are currently examining all the factors involved in an effort to establish liability.
We extend our sincerest prayers and deepest condolences to the family members of the deceased victim. We also would like to wish the injured party a full and healthy recovery.
California Car and Motorcycle Accident
At this time, it remains unclear as to which motorist caused this collision, and investigators are working diligently to piece together the events that led to the incident. In the event that one of the drivers involved is found liable for the resulting damages, then solid grounds for serious wrongful death and personal injury claims may follow. Of course, the sensitive decision to file a claim for compensation can only be made by the victims and/or their families.
We at Brady Law Group realize that there is nothing as devastating as the sudden loss of a loved one. We are here for you as we are ardently committed to holding negligent drivers liable for the immense pain and desolation they inflict. If you have lost a loved one or have been injured in a motor vehicle or bicycle accident due to 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.