Fatal Collision Involving Motorcycle at Grand Avenue and McVicker Canyon Park Road
An unidentified motorcyclist was killed after his bike collided with a car on Sunday evening.
The deadly crash took place in Lake Elsinore just before 7 p.m. at Grand Avenue and McVicker Canyon Road.
Per reports, the 38-year-old male rider was traveling westbound before colliding with the car on February 6th.
It is unclear at this time what caused the collision.
Sadly, the man was pronounced dead at the scene.
In addition, the 25-year-old male driver of the car was taken to a local hospital with unspecified injuries.
Police also issued a closure of Grand Avenue from Lincoln Street to Audelo Street for a period of time.
Further details will be provided once an investigation is concluded.
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
Contact JT Legal Group at (888) 529-3111 if you need legal assistance following an accident.