Fatal Motorcycle Crash on Highway 120 in Jamestown
Investigators are working to gather all of the details of a fatal motorcycle collision that occurred Monday night in Jamestown.
A man was riding his motorcycle on Highway 120 just before 10:00 p.m. when a Chevrolet Silverado hit him.
The northbound Chevrolet reportedly veered into the rider’s lane, causing the crash.
Due to the impact, the 67-year-old motorcyclist was ejected. He was unfortunately declared dead at the scene.
No injuries were reported from the Chevrolet driver. He was fully cooperative with authorities following the wreck.
The crash remains under investigation.
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.