Yucaipa Man Dies in Motorcycle Crash at Intersection
A deadly motorcycle accident claimed the life of 29-year-old Alejandro Mejia on Monday, December 27th.
The tragic accident took place in Beaumont at the intersection of Potrero Boulevard and Four Seasons Boulevard.
Per reports, Mejia collided with a pickup truck around 12:40 p.m. under unclear circumstances.
Emergency personnel arrived at the scene to provide aid; however, Mejia sadly died despite life-saving efforts.
The involved driver also stopped at the scene and was fully cooperative with authorities.
An active investigation is underway to determine liability.
JT Legal Group sends our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Alejandro Mejia.
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 you or a loved one need legal help following an accident, contact JT Legal Group at (888) 529-3111.