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One Killed and One Injured in Riverside Motorcycle Collision

One Killed and One Injured in Riverside Motorcycle Collision

Riverside, CA – A tragic accident occurred in Riverside around 12:15 a.m. on Sunday, May 21, 2023, resulting in the death of a 66-year-old motorcyclist. The incident involved a motorcyclist and a 2010 Lexus sedan at the intersection of Indiana Avenue and Madison Street.

Investigators believe that the collision was caused by the Lexus driver turning in front of the motorcyclist on Indiana Avenue. The driver of the motorcycle was pronounced dead at the scene and the passenger was transported to the hospital with injuries. The accident remains under investigation.

Motorcycle Accidents 

Left turn accidents account for 40% of motorcycle accidents each year. In this horrible accident, the victims and their families should have their investigative team evaluate all aspects surrounding the collision. This includes reviewing:

  • Driver accident history
  • Police accident report
  • Any testing of driver for drugs or alcohol
  • Any history of driver with drugs and alcohol
  • Phone and texting records of the driver
  • All eyewitness accounts of the accident
  • Accident history at this intersection
  • Inspection of roadway conditions
  • Evaluation if pavement markings are clear and up to code
  • Evaluation is road signage is clear and up to code
  • Any video evidence of the crash
  • Blind spots on the vehicle
  • Timing of traffic signals

Motorcycle Accident Attorneys 

As one of America’s largest personal injury law firms, The Barnes Firm has helped many clients injured in motorcycle accidents and have found that some common causes include:    

  • Fatigue 
  • Distracted driving 
  • Speeding 
  • Disobeying traffic laws 
  • Alcohol or drug use 
  • Texting and driving 
  • Inexperienced driving 

If you or a loved one 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.   

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