Santa Cruz MOTORCYCLE ACCIDENT LAWYER REPORT: The motorcycle accident attorneys at Riderz Law have a tragic accident to report from Santa Cruz. On 6/5/16 a 35-year-old San Jose man was speeding on Highway 1 south of River Street in Santa Cruz. He lost control of his Yamaha motorcycle and struck a concrete wall. He was ejected from the bike into traffic where an oncoming vehicle struck him. The driver of the vehicle did not stop after the collision.
Police are still investigating the crash, and have not stated whether alcohol was a contributing factor. Regardless, this is an accident that never should have happened. Whether it was alcohol, carelessness, or failure to ride within skill level, this motorcycle accident was 100% preventable. As motorcycle accident lawyers who serve Santa Cruz and all of California, we unfortunately see tragic accidents like this all too often. As always, we urge our clients and readers to ride smart and stay safe.
If you or a loved one are injured in a motorcycle accident, or if you have any motorcycle-related legal questions, please call our toll free hotline at 1-888-5-RIDERZ. We are available to assist clients in Santa Cruz, San Jose, Milpitas, and throughout northern California.