Long Beach, CA – Fatal Motorcycle Accident Reported on Willow St near Palo Verde Ave
Long Beach, CA (October 17, 2023) – A motorcyclist has lost their life as a result of an automobile accident that occurred on Sunday in the Long Beach area. The Long Beach Police Department was notified of the crash at around 5:35 p.m. on October 15.
According to reports provided by LB PD, a motorcyclist who was riding on a 2021 Harley Davidson was struck by a 2019 Nissan Sentra in the area of Willow Street and Palo Verde Avenue.
The motorcyclist, an adult male, suffered from severe injuries and was located unconscious at the scene by responding officers.
EMS with the Long Beach Fire Department responded to care for the victim and transported him to a local hospital. He was pronounced deceased after arriving.
Authorities determined that the driver of the Nissan failed to yield to traffic as it turned onto Palo Verde Avenue from the eastbound side of Willow Street.
The incident is being investigated by the Long Beach Police Department at this time.
We offer our sympathies to the family of the motorcyclist who died in this crash.
Fatal Motorcycle Accidents in California
Fatal automobile accidents are the cause of thousands of deaths across California every year. Unfortunately, there are instances where victims are using motorcycles at the time of their accidents. These victims are more vulnerable and likely to suffer fatal injuries as a result of collisions. This is particularly true if they are involved in accidents with speeding vehicles.
There are several negligent actions that continue to contribute to the significant number of fatal collisions reported across our state each year. Some of the leading factors include:
- Aggressive driving
- Texting and driving
- Distracted driving
- Inexperienced driving
Regrettably, any careless and negligent action places the lives of innocent people on the road at risk. If your loved one has died due to a fatal collision that was caused by the careless actions of another motorist, your family may have legal options available to help you move forward. It is crucial to seek guidance from a Long Beach wrongful death lawyer immediately. Your attorney will be able to fight to ensure your family is able to hold the negligent driver accountable and get justice.
Our team at The Law Offices of John C. Ye has over three decades of experience helping families protect their rights after fatal collisions. We understand the pain and frustration that comes with knowing your loved one's death may have been caused by someone else's intentional actions. That is why we are committed to providing guidance and fearless representation for our clients. If you have lost a loved one in a motorcycle accident, please do not hesitate to reach out to our dedicated team for a free consultation today by calling 866-771-9467. We will work tirelessly to help you through this challenging process and fight for the justice your family deserves.
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