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Motorcycle accidents can be fatal in California

When on the road, drivers should be paying attention to their surroundings. This means making sure to be aware of other vehicles on the road. Not doing so can cause a serious vehicle accident that can result in catastrophic injuries in many cases and even death in some instances in California. However, it is even more important for motorcyclists since motorcycle accidents can be particularly dangerous due to the way the driver of a motorcycle is exposed.

It turns out this is exactly what happened in a recent vehicle crash that resulted in the loss of life. The fatal accident happened late one night in late June. Emergency response crews arrived at the scene just prior to 11:30 p.m. Upon arrival, crews discovered that the collision involved a motorcycle and a pickup truck.

The motorcyclist suffered major injuries as a result of the collision and was pronounced dead by authorities at the scene of the crash. Details released to the public by authorities have been limited. The investigation into what may have caused the motorcycle to crash into the pickup truck is still ongoing, according to the latest reports from authorities. There were no reports as to whether or not the driver of the pickup driver was also injured in the crash.

The family of the decedent may want to keep a close eye on what authorities discover about the vehicle collision in California. Those who lose loved ones in motorcycle accidents may be able to use evidence discovered by investigations in wrongful death lawsuits. Filing a lawsuit against the responsible party can help ease the financial burden of funeral costs, medical bills, loss of household income and various other expenses related to the sudden death of a family member.

Source: keyt.com, "Man Killed in Santa Maria Motorcycle Accident", Oscar Flores, June 21, 2015

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