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Motorcyclist Killed in Concord Collision

Concord, CA – A 32-year-old man was killed around 1:20 a.m. on Sunday, April 24, 2022. A collision between a motorcycle and another vehicle occurred on Ygnacio Valley Road between Crystyl Ranch Drive and Cowell Road. 

According to the Concord Police Department, the motorcyclist was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the vehicle was not injured. The collision is under investigation.  

The victim was identified as 32-year-old Harley Schilling.

Motorcycle Accidents 

Drivers of cars or trucks are the cause of most motorcycle accidents. Even when bikers take safety precautions, they cannot prevent negligent actions of a car or truck driver. In this devastating accident, the family of the victim should have their investigative team evaluate all aspects surrounding the collision. This includes reviewing:    

  • Any testing of the driver for drugs and alcohol  
  • Any history of the driver with drugs and alcohol   
  • Police accident report  
  • Driver accident history  
  • Phone and texting records of the driver   
  • All eyewitness accounts of the accident   
  • Accident history on this road 
  • Evaluation if pavement markings are clear and up to code 
  • Inspection of road conditions and signage   
  • Any video evidence of the crash   

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 some common causes include:    

  • Fatigue  
  • Distracted driving   
  • Speeding  
  • 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.   

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

Location of Crash – Ygnacio Valley Road between Crystyl Ranch Drive and Cowell Road

Ygnacio Valley Road between Crystyl Ranch Drive and Cowell Road

 

 

 

 

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