Fatal Highway 99 Collision Involving Motorcyclist
Three vehicles were involved in a fatal collision involving a motorcyclist on Tuesday morning in Modesto.
According to CHP, the incident occurred at 6:50 a.m. on March 29th.
A Scion XB struck the rider, which then caused the rider to be run over by a semi-truck on Highway 99.
Sadly, the motorcyclist died at the scene of the crash.
The name is being withheld pending notification of kin.
Investigators are actively working to determine liability.
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
Contact JT Legal Group at (888) 529-3111 if you need legal assistance following an accident.