Male Motorcyclist Killed in Crash on Florian Road and Munson Way
Investigators are actively working to determine the cause of a fatal motorcycle collision that occurred in Sacramento Wednesday evening.
Per reports, the accident took place on January 19th around 6:20 p.m.
A vehicle and motorcycle collided on Florin Road and Munson Way under unclear circumstances.
Unfortunately, the rider died at the scene of the crash.
In addition, the passenger on the motorcycle was hospitalized and their current condition is unknown.
The involved driver stopped at the scene and was also fully cooperative with authorities.
An active investigation is underway.
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 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.
If you or a loved one need legal help following an accident, contact JT Legal Group at (888) 529-3111.