One Man Killed In Benicia Motorcycle Accident On the 780 Freeway
BENICIA, CALIFORNIA (March 21, 2019) – A motorcyclist was killed in an accident on the westbound Interstate 780 Freeway in a rural part of Solano County.
California Highway Patrol are saying that the accident took place around 1:25 p.m. Police are saying that a white pickup truck hit the victim not far from the 680 connector.
An investigation into the cause of the accident remains ongoing at this point.
Liability In Motorcycle Accidents
Nearly 35,000 people are killed every year in car accidents. Motorcyclists are often killed because drivers fail to operate their vehicles in a reasonably safe manner. According to the California Vehicle Code 22350, “No person shall drive a vehicle upon a highway at a speed greater than is reasonable or prudent having due regard for weather, visibility, the traffic on, and the surface and width of, the highway, and in no event at a speed which endangers the safety of persons or property.”
The family of any person that is killed in a motorcycle accident may have the ability to pursue a claim for damages. A wrongful death lawyer can examine the specifics of your case and let you know what your options are. There are statute of limitations associated with being able to pursue a claim so it’s important to act quickly.
Getting Help After A Car Accident
Have you or someone that you care about been involved in a car accident? There are a number of laws designed to protect your rights. Our team of personal injury attorneys are here to answer any questions that you have. We can take steps to make sure that your rights are being protected and that negligent drivers are held accountable for their actions. Whether you just have questions or need more information about an accident we are here for you. You can reach out to us anytime at (888) 888-9285.