Motorcyclist Killed Moreno Valley Car Accident By The Intersection of Cactus Avenue and Elsworth Street
MORENO VALLEY, CALIFORNIA (June 9, 2019) – A motorcyclist has tragically died in a car accident by the intersection of Cactus Avenue and Elsworth Street.
For reasons that remain under investigation, the motorcyclist was hit by a pickup truck around 6:14 p.m. not far from the 215 freeway.
Despite life-saving efforts the motorcyclist was pronounced dead at the scene. There is an ongoing investigation into the cause of the accident.
The intersection was shut down for several hours as authorities continued to investigate.
Liability In Car Accidents
Drivers have a responsibility to keep an eye out for motorcyclists. A number of accidents take place when drivers make unsafe turns. According to California Vehicle Code 21801, “The driver of a vehicle intending to turn to the left or to complete a U-turn upon a highway, or to turn left into public or private property, or an alley, shall yield the right-of-way to all vehicles approaching from the opposite direction which are close enough to constitute a hazard at any time during the turning movement.” The family of any victim that dies in a motorcycle accident may have legal recourse through California Code of Civil Procedure 377.60.
Investigating A Car Accident
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