Deadly Motorcycle Crash at Chapman Avenue and Knott Street
A pickup truck collided with a motorcycle on Tuesday night in Garden Grove, resulting in death.
It was around 8:26 p.m. when the truck was making a left turn onto Knott Street. The truck then collided with the eastbound motorcyclist at the intersection of Chapman Avenue and Knott Street.
Paramedics rushed the rider to the hospital where he sadly succumbed to his injuries.
Investigators are actively working to determine what may have factored into the collision.
According to statistics, approximately 80% of accidents involving a motorcycle result in injuries or death.
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
If you or a loved one need legal help following an accident, contact JT Legal Group at (888) 529-3111.