Rider Dies in Highway 178 Motorcycle Collision
Bakersfield, CA (June 24, 2022) – On Thursday, Yates Brooks, 49, of Los Banos, was involved in a collision on Highway 178 killing a 64-year-old 2002 Harley Davidson male rider.
The authorities received the incident report at 6:27 p.m. near Democrat Road.
Officers say Yates Brooks was driving a westbound 2010 Ford Edge on the freeway at around 35 to 40 miles per hour.
At the same time, the motorcycle rider was eastbound on the highway east of Democrat Road.
The motorcycle rider veered left and crossed a set of double yellow lines. Then, the motorcycle crashed into the left side of the Ford Edge.
Investigators say the impact of the collision threw the rider from his motorcycle and they declared him dead at the scene.
Sweet Lawyers would like to express our condolences to the loved ones of the deceased in the Highway 178 motorcycle collision. May you find courage during this difficult time.
When a Loved One Dies in Traffic Collision?
We at Sweet Lawyers understand that losing a loved one in a traffic incident similar to the collision on Highway 178 is devastating.
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 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 When these expire, the legal claim is no longer valid.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 the bereaved of the person who died in the Highway 178 motorcycle 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.