1 Dead in Santa Cruz County Motorcycle Accident on Carlton Road and Thompson Road
SANTA CRUZ COUNTY, CA (May 10, 2023) – Monday afternoon, a tragic motorcycle crash on Carlton Road and Thompson Road killed 1 person.
The incident happened at 9:48 a.m. on Carlton Road and Thompson Road.
According to reports, a 30-year-old woman from San Jose drove a 2023 Honda CBR600RR south on Carlton Road north of Thompson Road.
Then, for reasons still unknown, the woman lost control of her motorcycle and struck the roadway. Then, the woman hit the road and went southeast. Afterward, she slid over the yellow lines and crashed into a 2024 Freightliner Semi-Truck traveling north on Carlton Road.
The crash left the woman with fatal injuries. When responders arrived, they declared the woman dead at the scene.
Meanwhile, the authorities haven’t determined whether drugs or alcohol played a role in the crash.
At this time, the circumstances that led to the crash remained unclear. Once additional details become available, the public will be notified.
Due to the limited information available, the authorities continued to investigate the crash.
We at Sweet Lawyers send our condolences to the loved ones grieving the death of the victim of the tragic motorcycle crash on Carlton Road and Thompson Road
What’s Next after the Tragic Motorcycle Crash on Carlton Road and Thompson Road
While the loss of a dear one is irreversible, it is in the best interest of you and your family to be aware of what to do next.
The family of the victim must become aware that they may have the authority to file a wrongful death suit. A wrongful death suit can be the most beneficial step toward recovery.
Filing a wrongful death claim will help alleviate the financial burden the death of a relative has generated.
“Having legal representation after such a traumatic event will provide your family the space to heal while ensuring that justice is brought to your loved one,” says Mark Sweet, of Sweet Lawyers.
If you or someone you love has been involved in a similar motorcycle accident, you do not have to face the aftermath alone. We strive for legal representation that encourages families to remain strong and find hope in their future. Above all, we understand the gravity of the situation at hand and want to help you. With our seasoned wrongful death lawyers, you will only need to tend to your well-being while we focus on your legal claim. Furthermore, our attorneys will ensure that you and your family receive the justice and compensation you deserve. For more information, call us now for a free consultation at (800) 674 7852.