A Collision on 5 Freeway near Coronado Bay Bridge Killed 1 Motorcyclist
San Diego, CA (June 15, 2018) – One motorcyclist has died in a two-vehicle crash Friday morning. The crash occurred on the southbound lane of the 5 Freeway near Cesar Chavez Parkway in San Diego. According to initial reports, the collision happened around 9:30 a.m. and involved the motorcycle and one other car.
The California Highway Patrol has disclosed that a Harley Davidson motorcycle and a PT Cruiser were involved in the accident. As a result of the collision, the motorcyclist lost control of his bike and fell off of it along the side edges of the freeway.
An off-duty National City fire captain was driving in the area when they witnessed the crash and immediately stopped to offer assistance to those involved until paramedics arrived. The driver of the Cruiser remained at the scene and assisted paramedics and investigators once they arrived.
Unfortunately, despite the efforts of the fire captain as well as paramedics, the motorcyclist was pronounced dead at the accident
Following the accident, the southbound lanes of the freeway were closed to allow investigators and paramedics time to clear the road of debris and record evidence for further use.
The names of those involved and PT Cruiser driver’s condition have not been publicly released.
Our Hearts Go Out to the Victim and Their Family in this Terrible Tragedy
The loss of a loved one is always devastating and can be especially hard to bear when it’s caused by the negligence of another. The California Highway Patrol will continue to investigate this accident to determine the exact cause and who may be at fault, and they will use a variety of tools to reach their conclusions, including the speed of the vehicles at the time of the collision as well as statements from both those involved and witnesses.
These accident reports are not intended to be a solicitation for business, and we urge all those in our community to drive safely and remain vigilant whenever they get behind the wheel of a car.
However, if you’ve been injured as the result of someone’s negligent behavior, you deserve the right to seek out compensation for your medical bills, lost wages, and other expenses. Choosing a lawyer is an important decision and one you should not take lightly, and we at Brady Law Group want to help you and your family during this difficult time. Our team 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.