Fatal Motorcycle vs Pickup Truck Crash on State Route 201
Visalia, CA (August 26, 2022) – On Thursday, past 3:30 p.m., a 34-year-old motorcyclist sustained fatal injuries in a Road 24 collision.
The traffic collision happened at the intersection with State Route 201 east of Kingsburg.
Officers say a 70-year-old man was driving a southbound pickup truck on Road 24.
At the same time, a 34-year-old motorcycle rider was westbound on State Route 201 at an unknown speed.
Moreover, the pickup truck driver had a controlled stop at Road 24. The motorcycle rider drove down State Route 201 and did not have a stop sign.
Reports say the driver told them he looked both ways before driving into the intersection to turn left.
Unfortunately, the motorcyclist struck the side of the pickup truck and was thrown off his motorcycle.
The authorities declared the motorcycle driver dead at the scene. Officers say the motorcyclist was wearing a helmet at the time of the accident.
In the meantime, officers are investigating the crash. They do not suspect alcohol was involved in the fatal crash on State Route 201.
We at Sweet Lawyers extend our condolences to the loved ones of the motorcyclist who died in the Road 24 collision. May the bereaved find peace in this time of sorrow.
Fatal Traffic Accident
We at Sweet Lawyers understand that losing a loved one is devastating. Worse if you lost a loved one in a similar incident.
More so, if it is to deal with the legalities of a wrongful death case. You need the help of legal experts to fight for you and to get the justice your loved one deserves.
The benefit of getting yourself a wrongful death attorney is that they will help you get compensation for the economic and non-economic damages incurred as a result of the death.
However, know that with a wrongful death case, there is a time limit on which the bereaved of the victim in the crash on State Route 201 can take legal action. These restrictions are called the statute of limitations. It will only allow you to file a wrongful death lawsuit within a certain amount of time. When these expire, the legal claim is no longer valid. Thus, the loved ones can no longer file a lawsuit.
Thus, it is crucial to know and understand these time limitations, as they vary from state to state and case to case.
So, to those who love the deceased in the Road 24 collision, talk to us here at Sweet Lawyers. Our legal experts will guide you on how to go about a possible wrongful death claim.
In fact, when you hire us, our attorneys will exhaust their best to ensure you get the maximum settlement. They will speak to witnesses and analyze evidence.