Male Motorcyclist ID’d in Fatal Bellflower Accident 

A fatal hit-and-run motorcycle accident took place in Bellflower Saturday night. 

32-year-old Brett Mitchell was riding his motorcycle northbound just before 9 p.m. before he was hit by a southbound SUV.

The accident occurred on Woodruff Avenue at Alondra Boulevard. 

Reports included that the driver of the SUV drifted into opposing traffic, causing the collision. 

It was also reported that the SUV driver continued driving without providing aid to the motorcyclist. 

Unfortunately, Mitchell sustained severe injuries and died at the scene. 

Witnesses are urged to contact the Lakewood sheriff’s station at 562-63-3500. 

JT Legal Group sends our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Brett Mitchell.

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 your injuries are caused by the negligence of a third party you may be entitled to compensation. In the event of a death, families may also be entitled to wrongful death benefits.

Contact JT Legal Group at (888) 529-3111 if you need legal assistance following an accident.

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