Highway 63 Collision Results in Death
CHP is actively investigating a fatal motorcycle collision that occurred in Visalia on Monday.
It was around 12:45 in the afternoon when a car and motorcycle collided on September 5th.
The wreck occurred on Highway 63 near Ira Avenue.
One unidentified person sadly died due to the crash. Another person also sustained moderate injuries and was taken to Community Regional Medical Center.
Further details will be provided once an investigation is concluded.
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 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.