Los Angeles, CA (March 11, 2023) – Authorities confirmed that 36-year-old Khoi Pham has lost his life as a result of a motorcycle accident that took place on the west side of Los Angeles on Friday morning, March 10.
At approximately 12:12 a.m., the California Highway Patrol troopers were called to the scene of an accident on Interstate 405.
According to officials, Pham was traveling on Interstate 405 northbound during the early morning hours when he was involved in an accident. Authorities arrived at the scene and shut down the roadway near West El Segundo Boulevard.
As a result of the collision, the motorcyclist sustained significant injuries.
Due to the injuries that he had sustained, he was subsequently declared dead at the scene where the incident occurred.
At this time, the circumstances surrounding the accident are being investigated.
Fatal Motorcycle Accidents in California
Between 2018 and 2019, the number of motorcycle accident injuries increased from 82,000 victims to 84,000 victims across the United States. Thousands of these accidents occur right here in California. Regrettably, more than 500 victims end up passing away as a result of the injuries that they suffer in these accidents each year.
Losing a loved one as a result of a fatal motorcycle accident can be incredibly challenging. Unfortunately, families across our state are forced to deal with these devastating appliances every day. In the majority of cases, innocent people lose their lives as a result of reckless and negligent drivers. Far too often, motorcyclists die as a result of drivers who fail to guilt from the right-of-way. When traveling next to motorcycles, making turns at intersections, or entering roadways, it is crucial that motorists always yield the right-of-way whenever they are required to do so.
Other common factors in fatal motorcycle accidents include speeding, tailgating, dooring accidents, and drivers who are impaired. When motorists fail to operate their vehicles safely and responsibly, it can have a significant impact on the lives of innocent people.
Losing a loved one can be incredibly challenging to deal with. Families often face emotional and financial consequences. To help alleviate some of the financial strains that your family faces, you should consider filing a wrongful death claim against the responsible party.
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