Deadly Motorcycle Collision Reported on Normandy Road
CHP reported a fatal motorcycle accident in Menifee on Saturday afternoon.
The crash took place around 4 p.m. on Normandy Road on September 9th.
An SUV was making a U-turn when it crashed with James Whiten’s motorcycle.
Paramedics rushed the rider to Inland Valley Medical Center where he sadly died due to his injuries.
The SUV driver stayed at the scene and was fully cooperative with authorities.
JT Legal Group sends our deepest condolences to the family and friends of James Whiten.
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 be entitled to wrongful death benefits.
If you or a loved one need legal help following an accident, contact JT Legal Group at (888) 529-3111.