- April 26, 2022
- Barnes Admin
San Diego, CA – A male motorcyclist died after a collision with a Chevrolet Blazer SUV on Sunday, April 17, 2022, around 3:40 p.m. The crash happened on Winter Gardens Boulevard near Sapota Drive.
According to California Highway Patrol, the motorcycle was totaled. The cause of the crash is being investigated.
The victim was identified as Kevin Carter, 36.
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:
- Driver accident history
- 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
- All eyewitness accounts of the accident
- Accident history at this intersection
- Determination if pavement markings are clear and up to code
- Inspection of roadway conditions
- Video evidence from any homes on this road
- 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
At The Barnes Firm, we know how devastating a motorcycle accident can be. As one of America’s largest personal injury law firms, The Barnes Firm has helped many clients injured in motorcycle accidents and have found some common causes include:
- Distracted driving
- Disobeying traffic laws
- Alcohol or drug use
- Texting and driving
- Inexperienced driving
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 – Winter Gardens Boulevard near Sapota Drive