41-Year-Old Man Killed in Martinez
A Tuesday evening traffic collision claimed the life of Alejandro Valdez on State Highway 4.
The fatal crash took place at 9:40 p.m. on November 23rd.
According to CHP, Valdez’s motorcycle collided with a Nissan Altima causing the rider to be ejected.
The collision took place on the eastbound lanes of the highway.
Unfortunately, Valdez was pronounced dead at the scene.
It is unclear at this time what factored into the crash.
CHP are actively investigating the accident to determine liability.
JT Legal Group sends our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Alejandro Valdez.
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