Newport Beach Motorcycle Accident Kills Man
A man by the name of Benjamin Gusenkov, 25, died in Newport Beach on Saturday evening as he was riding his motorcycle.
The deadly crash happened on November 20th at 7:00 p.m. at the intersection of 34th Street and Balboa Boulevard.
Per reports, Benjamin was riding his bike when he collided with a BMW for reasons unknown.
Emergency personnel arrived to find the rider on the ground unresponsive. He sadly died at the scene despite life-saving efforts.
No other details have been provided.
The crash remains under investigation.
JT Legal Group sends our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Benjamin Gusenkov.
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.
It is also important to remember that in the state of California a person involved in a car accident who has sustained injuries has to file a claim within two years of the accident.
If you or a loved one need legal help following an accident, contact JT Legal Group at (888) 529-3111.