Fatal Motorcycle Collision at Lancaster Intersection
A motorcycle and Nissan Sentra collided in Lancaster on Sunday, May 1st, resulting in the death of Johnny Carr.
The 50-year-old man was traveling north on his Harley-Davidson around 4:15 a.m. at the same time a Nissan was traveling south.
According to reports, the Nissan made a sudden left turn in front of the motorcyclist, making it impossible for the rider to avoid.
As a result, both collided which caused Carr, 50, to be ejected from his bike.
Unfortunately, the man did not make it and died at the scene.
Investigators are actively working to piece together all of the details of the accident.
JT Legal Group sends our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Johnny Carr.
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.