Fatal Motorcycle Accident In Morgan Hill Took Place On Highway 101 By Dunne Avenue
MORGAN HILLS, CALIFORNIA (March 21, 2019) – A 30-year-old man has tragically died in a motorcycle accident on the 101 Highway by Dunne Avenue.
California Highway Patrol are saying that the motorcycle accident took place around 5:10 p.m. The motorcyclist was apparently traveling north on Highway 101 when he was hit by a Chevrolet Silverado.
There is an ongoing investigation into the cause of the accident at this time.
Liability In Motorcycle Accidents
Thousands of motorcyclists are killed or seriously injured every year in accidents with other vehicles. In many situations these accidents are caused by drivers who make dangerous lane changes. According to the 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 a victim that dies in a motorcycle accident may have legal recourse through California Code of Civil Procedure 377.60. Damages can include money for burial expenses, lost wages and pain and suffering. There are statute of limitations associated with being able to file a claim so it’s important to act quickly. A wrongful death attorney can investigate your case free of charge and let you know what your rights are.
Investigating A Motorcycle Accident
If you or someone that you love has been involved in a motorcycle accident you may have legal recourse. Our team of personal injury attorneys are here to help you with whatever you need. We have the staff and resources to get to the bottom of what happened. Whether you just have questions about your rights or need a free police report about an accident we are here for you. You can reach out to us anytime at (888) 888-9285.