1 Killed and 2 Hospitalized after Riverside Crash on Magnolia Avenue
RIVERSIDE, CA (July 9, 2020) – On Monday night, a crash involving a motorcycle on Magnolia Avenue fatally injured a bicyclist.
The incident occurred around 10:25 p.m. on Magnolia Avenue, just east of Jackson Street, the Riverside Police Department reported.
According to Sgt. Ryan Wilson, a 54-year-old Corona man rode his Harley Davidson west on Magnolia Avenue. However, a bicycle rider went directly in front of the motorcycle.
Reports revealed that the bicyclist tried to ride across the four-lane corridor from north to south. Furthermore, crosswalks are not available nearby.
As a result, the motorcycle crashed into the bicyclist. The bicycle rider succumbed to severe injuries at the scene. However, the identity of the deceased remains unreleased due to pending family notification.
Meanwhile, responders transported the motorcycle rider and his passenger to a hospital for treatment of unspecified injuries.
Due to the crash, the authorities shut down part of Magnolia Avenue for several hours during the investigation.
Moreover, the authorities encourage anyone with information about the crash to call the Traffic Bureau at 951-826-8720.
With heavy hearts, we extend our deepest sympathies to the family and friends of the victim.
Bicycle Accidents in California
In today’s current state of affairs, walking and bicycling outside has increased in commonality. Meanwhile, so has the risk of accidents.
According to Tyler Toomey, a practicing attorney at Sweet Lawyers, “Common locations for these incidents include shopping center entrances and street corners.”
In the face of such tragedy, it is important to make sure your family is taken care of. If you want strong legal representation to advocate on your behalf, contact Sweet Lawyers at (800) 674 7852. When someone dies in a pedestrian accident, the children, parents, or guardians of the deceased have the right to file a claim. We are a wrongful death case law group that aims to do right by your loved one. In addition, we’re determined to get you the best settlement while you work on healing and recovering. Call us today for a 100% free case evaluation. Above all, we believe your loved one deserves proper justice.