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GRANITE BAY: Motorcyclist Killed In Car Accident On Barton Road By Douglas Boulevard


Oct 14, 2019

Motorcyclist Killed In Granite Bay Car Accident On Barton Road By Douglas Boulevard

GRANITE BAY, CALIFORNIA (October 13, 2019) – A motorcyclist was tragically killed in a car accident that took place around Barton Road and Douglas Boulevard. 

California Highway Patrol are saying that the accident took place around 10:00 a.m. For reasons that remain under investigation a Chevy Silverado collided with a Yamaha motorcycle.

Paramedics were called to the scene in order to help the victim. He was suffering from major injuries and was later pronounced dead. 

Neither drugs nor alcohol are believed to be factors in the crash.  

Liability In Motorcycle Accidents

Nearly 4,000 motorcyclists are killed in accidents every year across the United States. Many of these accidents are caused by drivers that make dangerous lane changes. According to California Vehicle Code 22107, “No person shall turn a vehicle from a direct course or move right or left upon a roadway until such movement can be made with reasonable safety and then only after the giving of an appropriate signal in the manner provided in this chapter in the event any other vehicle may be affected by the movement.” The family of any victim that died in a motorcycle accident may have legal recourse through a wrongful death claim. 

Investigating A Motorcycle Accident

Have you or someone that you care about been involved in a motorcycle 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 may have. We are committed to making sure that accident victims are aware of their rights and that those rights are being protected. Whether you have questions about the law or need more information about an accident we are here for you. You can reach out to us anytime at (888) 888-9285.

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