49-Year-Old Motorcyclist Dies in Collision
CHP reported a fatal traffic accident involving a motorcycle in Gustine, California Wednesday afternoon.
Ronny Paul Soares, of Newman, was riding a Suzuki motorcycle southbound before colliding with a northbound Honda.
The crash occurred just before 5 p.m. on Whitworth Road and Taglio Road.
It was also reported that the Honda was making a left turn at the time of the crash.
Sadly, Soares died at the scene.
Additionally, the Honda Driver, ID’d as George Griset, 84, suffered minor injuries.
The crash remains under investigation.
JT Legal Group sends our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Ronny Soares.
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
Contact JT Legal Group at (888) 529-3111 if you need legal assistance following an accident.