San Juan Capistrano, CA – Motorcyclist Killed in Fatal Accident on Ortega Highway
San Juan Capistrano, CA (July 14, 2018) – According to a local news source in San Juan Capistrano, a fatal motorcycle crash took place along Ortega Highway in the vicinity of the Orange-Riverside County border Friday evening. The deadly accident occurred just east of the I-5 Freeway at around 7:0 p.m.
California Highway Patrol along with the Orange County Fire Authority stated that the motorcyclist was a man in his 20’s who was riding his bike on Ortega Highway when a minivan struck him for reasons that have not been confirmed. Paramedics and firefighters responded to the scene and sadly pronounced the young man dead shortly after their arrival. The authorities will not be releasing the name of the victim until loved ones can be notified.
Both men who were riding in the minivan were reportedly unharmed during the collision. Authorities were forced to close down a portion of Ortega Highway in both directions due to the wreck. The eastbound lanes of the highway were reopened shortly after 9:00 p.m. The investigation into the cause of this crash is currently being conducted in order to establish liability.
We would like to offer our sincerest sympathies and deepest condolences to the family members of the victim during this devastatingly tragic time.
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The investigation into this crash will focus primarily on determining who is at fault for the accident. By analyzing whether or not various factors such as intoxication, excessive speed, and/or distracted driving were involved in the accident, investigators will be able to conclusively determine liability. Depending on the results of the investigation, there may be solid grounds for the family members of the victim to file a claim for financial compensation.
We at Brady Law Group are committed to holding negligent drivers responsible for the pain and absolute devastation they cause. Of course, we also recognize the weight of the emotional decision to file a claim for recompense. If you have lost a loved one due to the negligent behavior of another person, please call us at (866) 211-2562 to schedule a free consultation.
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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.