Rider Dies in Motorcycle Accident on 10 Freeway
CHP reported a fatal motorcycle crash in Redlands on Tuesday morning, April 5th.
The incident took place just before 9 in the morning within the westbound lanes of the 10 Freeway.
A male motorcyclist was speeding before losing control and crashing into two vehicles.
Upon impact, the rider went down and the bike caught fire.
Paramedics located the rider lying in the No. 1 lane and he sadly died at the scene.
The crash remains under investigation.
Speeding is without a doubt one of the leading causes in motor vehicle accidents, killing 9,478 people in 2018 according to the NHTSA. It was also a contributing factor in 26% of traffic accidents that resulted in death(s). The dangers of speeding include:
- Loss of control of vehicle
- Increase in crash severity
- Increase in fuel consumption and/or cost
- Reduces the effectiveness of protection equipment
If you or a loved one need legal help following an accident, contact JT Legal Group at (888) 529-3111.