Fatal Motorcycle Collision Reported on S. Monroe Street and Moorpark Avenue
A deadly motorcycle crash occurred in San Jose on Wednesday afternoon, August 24th.
It was at 12:10 p.m. when the rider collided with a Nissan on S. Monroe Street and Moorpark Avenue.
The motorcyclist was reportedly speeding, heading east on Moorpark before crashing with the Nissan that was heading west and about to turn onto Monroe Street.
Paramedics rushed the rider to the hospital where he sadly succumbed to his injuries.
Additionally, the Nissan driver was left unharmed. The female passenger; however, was hospitalized for treatment of undisclosed injuries.
The crash remains under investigation.
Speeding is without a doubt one of the leading causes in motor vehicle accidents, killing 9,478 people in 2018 according to the NHTSA. It was also a contributing factor in 26% of traffic accidents that resulted in death(s). The dangers of speeding include:
- Loss of control of vehicle
- Increase in crash severity
- Increase in fuel consumption and/or cost
- Reduces the effectiveness of protection equipment
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 also 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.