Rider Killed in Riverside Crash at Streeter Avenue and Jerry Louder Drive
The Riverside Police Department reported a fatal motorcycle collision on Thursday night, July 7th.
It was at about 8:10 p.m. when a Dodge Charger and motorcycle collided at the intersection of Streeter Avenue and Jerry Louder Driver.
According to reports, the Dodge made a left-turn in front of Michael Winter’s oncoming Suzuki motorcycle.
Winter, 27, of Riverside, sadly died at the scene due to the impact.
The 32-year-old driver of the Dodge remained at the scene and did not report any injuries nor did their passenger.
An active investigation remains underway. Anyone with information is urged to all 951-826-8724.
JT Legal Group sends our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Michael Winter.
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 your injuries are caused by the negligence of a third party you may be entitled to compensation. In the event of a death, families may also be entitled to wrongful death benefits.
Contact JT Legal Group at (888) 529-3111 if you need legal assistance following an accident.