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Motorcyclist Killed in Truck Collision

Rosemont, CA – A motorcyclist was killed after colliding with a truck on Friday, April 8, 2022, around 7:30 a.m. The crash happened at the intersection of South Watt Ave and Manlove Rd.  

The motorcyclist was pronounced dead at the scene. California Highway Patrol is investigating the cause of the accident. 

The victim was identified as 58-year-old Michael Robert Weddle of Cool.

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:  

  • 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 
  • Timing of traffic signals 
  • Evaluation if roads are striped clearly and up to code  
  • Inspection of road conditions and signage 
  • Any video evidence of the crash 
  • Speed the driver was traveling at the time 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 – Intersection of South Watt Ave and Manlove Rd.

intersection of South Watt Ave and Manlove Rd

 

 

 

 

 

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