Fatal Motorcycle Accident on 60 Freeway
A deadly motorcycle collision was reported in Hacienda Heights early Monday morning on May 23rd.
Per CHP, the accident took place just minutes after midnight on the 60 Freeway.
A motorcycle and another vehicle collided at Seventh Avenue within the westbound lanes.
The circumstances following up to the crash, however, remain unknown at this time.
Sadly, the rider, a man in his late 20s, died as a result.
Investigators shut down all lanes of the freeway for a period of time following the wreck.
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
If you or a loved one need legal help following an accident, contact JT Legal Group at (888) 529-3111.