Motorcyclist Killed in Highway 99 Collision
A 39-year-old man, ID’d as Paul O’Hara, from Hughson, died in a collision in Modesto Tuesday morning.
The accident occurred on March 29th on Highway 99, according to reports.
O’Hara was traveling north on his motorcycle before colliding with another vehicle in the fast lane.
Upon impact, the rider was ejected and ran over by a big rig.
Unfortunately, he was pronounced dead at the scene.
Investigators are actively working to determine the cause of the accident.
JT Legal Group sends our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Paul O’Hara.
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.