Sacramento, CA (March 10, 2023) – A motorcycle accident took place in the Sacramento area on Thursday morning that claimed one person’s life.
Calls for help came to officials on March 9 regarding an automobile accident on Elsie Avenue.
Official reports indicate that a motorcycle and at least one other vehicle collided on Elsie Avenue in the area of Stockton Boulevard. The incident prompted officials to close off the roadway extensively as they worked to clear the scene.
The motorcyclist was severely hurt as a result of the accident. The victim was pronounced deceased at the scene.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
Fatal Motorcycle Accidents in California
It is also common for innocent people to lose their lives as a result of accidents that take place here in California. In fact, thousands of fatal accidents are reported every year in our state. Hundreds of people who lose their lives in these accidents are using motorcycles.
Motorcyclists are more likely to suffer severe and fatal injuries and accidents. In fact, they are more than 28 times more likely to be killed in accidents when compared to people inside other passenger vehicles. This is due primarily to the fact that they are unprotected during accidents. Motorcyclists are more likely to be ejected during crashes and suffer severe injuries on impact. Not only do victims get struck by the vehicles, but they often face the impact of striking the road or other hard objects nearby.
Losing a loved one as a result of a fatal accident can be incredibly difficult to deal with. We see families struggle every day in the aftermath of these fatal accidents. Depending on the circumstances surrounding the death of your loved one, your family may have legal options available to help you move forward.
One of the most taken actions following fatal accidents in California is a wrongful death claim filing. Families are able to utilize this type of legal action in order to recover financial compensation for some of the damages that they face. Wrongful death claims are incredibly beneficial when it comes to providing families with financial resources for funeral expenses, burial costs, and more.
At Wilshire Law Firm, we are proud to have been providing clients with legal representation for the past 15 years. Our firm has a proven track record of success, and we have recovered more than $1 billion collectively in settlements and verdicts on behalf of our clients. We understand how overwhelming it can be to face an accident or personal injury due to another party’s negligence, and that is why our team is here to provide you with the justice you deserve. Contact us today at 800-358-1884 for a free consultation so that together we can fight for your rights and recover what is rightfully yours.