- March 30, 2022
- Barnes Admin
San Diego, CA – A 31-year-old motorcyclist was critically injured after colliding with a 2016 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport on Tuesday, March 29, 2022, around 5:30 p.m.
According to San Diego Police, the crash occurred at the intersection of Oliphant and Rosecrans streets. The 56-year-old man driving the Outlander made a left hand turn in front of the motorcyclist. The driver then fled the scene before being arrested by officers.
The victim suffered life-threatening injuries. The San Diego Police’s department of traffic is investigating this accident.
A recent study found that drivers of cars and trucks, not motorcyclists, are the cause of most motorcycle accidents involving more than just the bike. Anyone involved in a motorcycle accident should have their investigative team evaluate all aspects surrounding the collision. This includes reviewing:
- Blind spots on the vehicle
- Video from convenience store or fast food restaurant on this corner
- All Eyewitness accounts of the accident
- Police accident report
- 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 at this intersection
- Evaluation if road is striped per code
- Inspection of road conditions and signage
- Inspection of intersection
Almost all motorcycle accidents can be prevented by paying attention and following the rules of the road.
Motorcycle Accident Attorneys
As one of America’s largest injury law firms, The Barnes Firm has helped many clients injured in motorcycle trucking accidents and have found that some common causes include:
- Distracted driving
- Disobeying traffic laws
- Alcohol or drug use
- Texting and driving
- Inexperienced driving
At The Barnes Firm, several of our motorcycle accident attorneys ride themselves and understand first-hand how quickly a motorcycle accident can happen and how unexpected the injuries can be. 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.
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Location of Crash – Intersection of Oliphant and Rosecrans Streets