Highway 242 Collision Leaves Man Dead
67-year-old Paul Dietz was killed in a traffic collision last Tuesday in Concord.
The accident took place on September 27th within the southbound lanes of Highway 242.
It was around 11:10 p.m. when Dietz’s motorcycle was rear-ended by another vehicle.
Upon impact, Dietz was ejected and sadly died at the scene of the crash.
No details were provided on the other driver.
The accident remains under investigation.
JT Legal Group sends our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Paul Dietz.
According to the NHTSA, nearly 2.5 million rear-end collisions are reported each year in the U.S. More specifically, they are responsible for 28% of all crashes.
In addition, rear-end collisions account for 950,000 injuries and 2,000 deaths each year.
These types of crashes are often the result of distracted and reckless driving.
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.
Contact JT Legal Group at (888) 529-3111 if you need legal assistance following an accident.