Misael Gusman Identified as Motorcyclist Killed in Burbank Crash
30-year-old Misael Gusman was the victim of a fatal collision on Saturday, August 28th.
The crash took place at about 5:50 p.m. in Burbank at Alameda Avenue and Keystone Street according to Burbank police.
Gusman reportedly collided with another vehicle in which he wound up underneath.
Firefighters arrived at the scene and managed to remove Gusman from underneath and then transported him to the hospital.
Unfortunately, he was pronounced dead at the hospital.
The unidentified driver of the other vehicle was fully cooperative with authorities. In addition, neither drugs, alcohol, speeding or illegal racing were factors in the collision.
Any witnesses are advised to contact the Burbank Police Traffic Bureau at 818-238-3100 to help with the current 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
Be knowledgeable and practice how to properly operate a motorcycle
Ensure you are licensed prior to operating a motorcycle