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INYOKERN: Shawn Michael Chromi Killed In Car Accident By Bowman Road and Brown Road


Dec 8, 2018

Shawn Chromi Accident: 44-Year-Old Motorcycle Rider Shawn Michael Chromi Died In Car Accident By Bowman Road and Brown Road

INYOKERN, CALIFORNIA (December 8, 2018) – A 44-year-old motorcycle rider identified as Shawn Michael Chromi died in a car accident by Brown Road and Bowman Road.

California Highway Patrol are saying that the accident took place by 5:35 p.m. Authorities are saying that he died at the scene.

There is an ongoing investigation into the circumstances leading up to the crash. A Go Fund Me page has been set up to help the family of the victim. 

According to the Go Fund Me page, “While Shawn was blessed with 5 beautiful children, he was the sole provider for both Morgan and Jackie, physically and financially. Family has come together to make sure the girls are taken care of.”

Liability In Motorcycle Accidents

Drivers have a responsibility to keep a watchful eye out for motorcyclists. A number of accidents occur when drivers are distracted or when when they are speeding. Lane changes and left-turns can be deadly for motorcyclists. Cars tend to have large blind spots that motorcyclists can get obscured in. Drivers making left turns cause a number of collisions as well. 

According to the California Vehicle Code, the driver of a vehicle intending to make a left turn shall yield the right of way to all oncoming vehicles that are close enough so as to pose a hazard. A victim of a motorcycle accident or their family may have the ability to file a claim for damages. You can have your claim investigated by a motorcycle accident attorney

Getting Help After A Motorcycle Accident

We at West Coast Trial Lawyers extend our deepest sympathies to the family of Shawn Michael Chromi. It is our sincere hope that there is a thorough investigation into what happened for the sake of all of those that have been affected. Witnesses to this accident should come forward and speak with police officers. We also encourage everyone to donate to the Go Fund Me page that has been set up for the victim. 

If you or someone that you love has been involved in a motorcycle accident you may have legal recourse. Our team of highly experienced personal injury attorneys are here to assist you with whatever you need. We’ve successfully resolved thousands of personal injury claims across California. Whether you just have questions about your rights or need a police report following an accident we are here for you. You’re welcome to reach out to us anytime at (888) 888-9285.

Sources:

  1. Kelly Broderick. Ridgecrest man identified as victim of Inyokern traffic fatality. November 26, 2018.

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