Kern County Fatal Motorcycle Accident
On Tuesday night, November 2nd, a car struck and killed Stephen Morris on Bodfish Canyon Road in Kern County.
The accident took place at 10:15 p.m. per California Highway Patrol.
At this time it is unclear what caused the crash, CHP is actively investigating to determine liability.
JT Legal Group sends our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Stephen Morris.
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 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.
If you or a loved one need legal help following an accident, contact JT Legal Group at (888) 529-3111.