Jacob Echegoyen Dead in Victorville Auto Accident on Highway 395
VICTORVILLE, CA (June 21, 2020) – Friday afternoon, a pickup truck and motorcycle crash on Highway 395 killed 25-year-old Jacob Echegoyen.
The authorities received a report of the crash at 5:30 p.m. on June 19th. The incident took place on Highway 395 between Bear Valley Road and La Mesa Road.
The police revealed that a white-colored truck with a trailer hauling party equipment was traveling north on Highway 395. Then, the driver maneuvered a legal U-turn to turn south on Highway 395.
He attempted to turn to avoid the heavy traffic caused by a previous crash. Unfortunately, as the truck turned, a northbound white Honda Interceptor motorcycle hit the truck’s side.
Pending Investigation for the Motorcycle Crash on Highway 395
Due to the incident, the authorities closed north and southbound lanes of Highway 395 during the investigation.
Meanwhile, the motorcyclist, Mr. Echegoyen, succumbed to fatal injuries at the scene. The pickup truck driver was uninjured, and has been cooperative with the investigation.
After 10:00 p.m., the Victorville Police Department reopened Highway 395.
Furthermore, the authorities ruled out drugs and alcohol as factors in the crash.
As the officers continue to investigate, they seek more leads. Thus, they encourage anyone with information about the crash to call Deputy A. Hylin at the Victorville Police Station at 760-241-2911.
During this tragic time, we would like to send our sincere sympathies to the bereaved family and friends of Jacob Echegoyen.
What Wrongful Death Attorneys Can Do
The Association of Safe International Road Travel said those road traffic injuries are the leading cause of death in the U.S. for people aged 1-54.
While assigning blame is usually one of the last things you would consider doing in a time of a devastating loss, the family of the victim must become aware that they have the authority to file a wrongful death suit. A wrongful death suit can be the first step towards closure.
“Our goal is to safeguard the legal rights of families in the wake of catastrophic accidents. Although nothing can bring back those dearly departed, we strive to secure the future of our clients, protecting them from further losses,” explains Mark Sweet of Sweet Lawyers.
Sweet Lawyers consist of a compassionate legal team that aid families in the most delicate moments. Moreover, our law group is well-versed in the legal justice system, and has no problem overcoming challenges. Our firm buckles down when it comes to our clients’ futures and well-being. If you are facing a wrongful death case, call (800) 674 7852. We encourage you to rest and rehabilitate, while we determine the ideal approach to getting you the restitution you deserve. The financial toll the loss of a loved one has brought will be covered with us. If you’re interested, call our wrongful death attorneys today.