Devastating Head-On Crash on Highway 165 Kills Motorcyclist [Merced County, CA]

Devastating Head-On Crash on Highway 165 Kills Motorcyclist [Merced County, CA]

Tragic 2-Vehicle Collision on August Road Kills 35-Year-Old Hilmar Man

Merced County, CA (August 25, 2023) On Wednesday evening, a head-on crash on Highway 165 caused the death of a 35-year-old Hilmar male motorcyclist.

According to the California Highway Patrol, the fatal 2-vehicle collision happened around 10:22 p.m. on the area of Highway 165 and August Road.

Reports say that a southbound 2013 Audi SUV, driven by a 33-year-old Newman woman, tried to pass other vehicles ahead of her, however, she went directly into the path of a northbound 2005 Harley Davidson Motorcycle.

The motorcyclist noticed the Audi and attempted to swerve to his right onto the east shoulder of Highway 165 to avoid the crash. However, the female driver also swerved to the left and onto the east shoulder of Highway 165.

Consequently, the Audi and the motorcycle collided head-on. The Hilmar man died at the scene due to the fatal injuries he received from the crash. Meanwhile, the Newman woman and a 12-year-old passenger escaped injuries.

Authorities are investigating the fatal 2-vehicle crash.


Sweet Lawyers express sympathies to the bereaved family of the man who died in the head-on crash on Highway 165. Our hearts are with you through these trying times.


Motorcyclist Killed in Head-On Crash on Highway 165

Each year, around 20-50 million people get involved in road accidents. However, not everyone properly knows about the things you should do next after a fatal accident.

In fact, the most valuable step you can take in response to the tragic 2vehicle collision on August Road is hiring an expert attorney.

Moreover, the legal and financial damage that comes from unforeseen loss is tough to juggle while mourning. Yet, the days and months following a tragedy are the most precarious.

Nobody wants to be in a traffic accident. That is why we encourage the family of the man who died in the head-on crash on Highway 165 to reach out to Sweet Lawyers‘ team of legal experts.

Indeed, it is unbearable to both mourn a loved one while dealing with the most granular legal affairs.

We at Sweet Lawyers promise that our attorneys will fight day and night to achieve the justice and compensation you and your family deserve.

Call our offices at (800) 674 7852 for a free consultation with a professional in your area. Speak with our legal team about how a legal claim can help you cope with the aftermath of a fatal traffic accident.

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