Deadly Motorcycle Collision on Winter Gardens Boulevard
36-year-old Kevin Carter was killed in a motorcycle crash in Lakeside on Sunday afternoon, April 17th.
Per CHP, the incident took place just before 3:40 p.m. on Winter Gardens Boulevard.
Carter was traveling south before being hit by a northbound Chevrolet Blazer SUV that was turning onto Sapota Drive.
Unfortunately, Carter died as a result and the motorcycle was towed away from the scene.
An active investigation is underway.
JT Legal Group sends our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Kevin Carter.
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.