Modoc County, California – Young Dirt Bike Rider Dies after Fatal Collision with a Dodge Ram
Modoc County, California (July 9, 2018) – Local news sources reported that a fatal traffic collision took place in an unincorporated, privately-owned piece of land in Modoc County. The incident occurred around 5:00 PM in the late afternoon on Sunday, July 8. 2018. Authorities have not revealed any detailed information concerning the identities of the people involved in the crash at this time.
Based on the Yreka Dispatch, a 2007 Honda dirt bike and 2010 Dodge Ram pickup truck were traveling near a private property in Modoc County when, for indeterminate reasons, the two vehicles collided. As a result of the impact, the 13-year old rider of the dirt bike sustained severe trauma and succumbed to severe injuries. Authorities have not specified if the 27-year old truck driver was injured during the accident.
As of now, the investigation is ongoing. As more evidence begins to surface, more information will be released to public sources.
We extend our deepest condolences and most heartfelt prayers to the family and friends of the 13-year old dirt bike rider during this difficult time.
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Authorities are working hard to determine what specifically caused the crash. Forensic teams will examine photographs of the crash site and inspect the dirt bike and truck for mechanical issues or system failure. Officials will also consider if drunk driving, drug abuse, negligence, distracted driving, or reckless behavior played any part in the events leading up to the crash.
Depending on the results of the investigation, the family of the 13-year old victim will have the legal rights to file a wrongful death lawsuit against the guilty party. By seeking legal assistance, these individuals can receive compensation for a variety of issues including medical bills, funeral expenses, and tragic loss.
We at Brady Law Group will work with you to ensure your rights and give you the peace of mind needed to focus on your recovery.
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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 to all those involved in the accident.