Lake Casitas Motorcycle Collision Leaves Man Dead
38-year-old Nicholas Ryan Cooper was killed in a motorcycle crash on Wednesday afternoon.
His bike collided with another vehicle around 2:35 p.m. in Lake Casitas.
The collision took place on Highway 150 on August 17th.
It was reported that Cooper was traveling east in a Kawasaki Ninja before he crossed into oncoming traffic.
As a result, his bike collided with a westbound Mazda CX-9 SUV.
The rider was airlifted to Ventura County Medical Center where he sadly died due to his injuries.
An active investigation remains underway.
JT Legal Group sends our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Nicholas Ryan Cooper.
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