- April 21, 2022
- Barnes Admin
San Diego, CA – A collision between a 2003 Honda Shadow motorcycle and a 2002 Toyota Corolla occurred Thursday, April 21, 2022, around 6:50 p.m. The crash occurred in the 1600 block of Coronado Avenue.
According to police, the motorcyclist was traveling eastbound when the Corolla made a left turn in front of him. The motorcyclist was transported to the hospital with injuries, including several fractures to his left leg. The accident is under investigation by San Diego Police’s Traffic Division.
A vehicle making a left hand turn in front of a motorcycle is the number one factor in motorcycle accidents and fatalities. Left-turn accidents account for 36% of fatal motorcycle accidents. 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
- All eyewitness accounts of the accident
- Police accident report
- Any testing of the driver for drugs and alcohol
- Any history of the driver with drugs and alcohol
- Phone and texting records of the driver
- Accident history on this road
- Video evidence from any homes on this road
- Inspection of roadway conditions
- Evaluation if the road is striped per code
Car and truck drivers have a duty to always exercise safety precautions to avoid hitting motorcyclists.
Motorcycle Accident Attorneys
As one of America’s largest injury law firms, The Barnes Firm has helped many clients injured in motorcycle 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, we know how devastating a motorcycle accident can be. If you or a family member have been injured in a motorcycle accident, contact an experienced motorcycle accident attorney at The Barnes Firm. From the first phone 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 – 1600 block of Coronado Avenue