Rider Killed in Motorcycle Crash on I-710 Freeway in Compton
44-year-old Hector Vega Bojorquez of Long Beach has been ID’d as the motorcyclist who was killed on Friday night.
The crash occurred around 10:40 p.m. within the southbound lanes of the Interstate 710 Freeway.
On the night of January 28th, Bojorquez reportedly veered off the roadway under unclear circumstances.
As a result, the rider ended up driving down the embankment near the Alondra Boulevard off-ramp.
Bojorquez was ejected from his bike and emergency personnel located him in the traffic lanes upon arrival.
Sadly, despite life-saving efforts, the man died at the scene.
An active investigation is underway to determine what may have factored into the accident.
JT Legal Group sends our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Hector Vega Bojorrquez.
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.