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Left Turn Accident Kills Motorcyclist

San Jose, CA – A collision between a motorcycle and a car occurred on Thursday, July 28, 2022, just after 8 a.m. The crash occurred at the intersection of Curtner Avenue and Briarwood Drive.  

According to police, the driver of a 2009 Toyota Sedan attempted to make a left turn onto Briarwood Drive and collided with an oncoming motorcyclist. The motorcyclist was taken to the hospital where he later died. The accident is under investigation.  

Motorcycle Accidents 

Left turn accidents account for 40% of motorcycle accidents each year. In this horrible accident, the family of the victim should have their investigative team evaluate all aspects surrounding the collision. This includes reviewing:     

  • Blind spots on the vehicle     
  • Timing of traffic signals   
  • Police accident report  
  • Any video evidence of the crash  
  • Any testing of the driver for drugs and alcohol     
  • Any history of driver with drugs and alcohol     
  • Phone and texting records of the driver     
  • Accident history on this road 
  • Evaluation if road is striped per code     
  • Inspection of road conditions and signage     

Motorcycle Accident Attorneys 

As one of America’s largest personal injury law firms, The Barnes Firm has helped many clients injured in motorcycle accidents and have found that some common causes include:    

  • Fatigue 
  • Distracted driving 
  • Speeding 
  • Disobeying traffic laws 
  • Alcohol or drug use 
  • Texting and driving 
  • Inexperienced driving 

If you or a loved one has been injured in a motorcycle accident, contact an experienced motorcycle accident attorney at The Barnes Firm. From the first conversation through to the final settlement, the team of attorneys at The Barnes Firm will work hard for you every step of the way. 

Call (800) 800-0000 today for a FREE case evaluation. It could be the best call you make.   

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