42-Year-Old William Seidel Jr. Killed

Granada Hills Motorcycle Crash Kills 42-Year-Old

A motorcyclist by the name of William Seidel Jr. was killed in a traffic accident on October 24th. 

The fatal accident occurred at about 5:24 a.m. on Sunday morning. 

It was just north of Foothill (210) Freeway where Seidel collided with a pickup truck. 

According to police, one of the vehicles was changing lanes when the two collided in the No. 1 lane. 

As a result of the impact, Seidel was ejected from his bike into the freeway. 

In addition, a passing vehicle also struck the rider and he was sadly pronounced dead at the scene. 

The crash remains under investigation. 

JT Legal Group sends our deepest condolences to the family and friends of William Seidel Jr. 

Motorcycle accidents, according to the NHTSA, accounted for 14% of motor vehicle accident deaths in 2019. Motorcyclists should be fully aware of the safety challenges in which they face while riding on roads in California. Below are some tips for motorcyclists:

  • Wear proper protection
  • Ride responsibly 
  • Be knowledgeable and practice how to properly operate a motorcycle 
  • Ensure you are licensed prior to operating a motorcycle