17-Year-Old Boy Killed in East LA Motorcycle Collision
A teenage boy died in a motorcycle collision last Sunday in East Los Angeles.
The accident took place at 9:48 p.m. on Whittier and Atlantic Boulevards under unclear circumstances.
17-year-old Nathan Loza was riding a motorcycle when it collided with another vehicle.
Loza was left unconscious and bleeding upon impact.
Paramedics performed CPR at the scene and rushed the boy to the hospital where he sadly died.
Further details will be provided once an investigation is concluded.
JT Legal Group sends our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Nathan Loza.
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 your injuries are caused by the negligence of a third party you may be entitled to compensation. In the event of a death, families may be entitled to wrongful death benefits.
If you or a loved one need legal help following an accident, contact JT Legal Group at (888) 529-3111.