Fatal Motorcycle Crash on Swift Avenue and 9th Street
A motorcycle and vehicle collided in Fresno Sunday night, resulting in the death of the rider.
The crash took place just after 10 p.m. on March 13th on Swift Avenue and 9th Street.
Per reports, the motorcyclist was speeding before colliding with a pickup truck.
The rider was transported to a local hospital where they sadly died.
Additionally, the rider was not wearing a helmet at the time of the crash.
The accident remains under investigation.
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.