LOS ANGELES MOTORCYCLE ACCIDENT LAWYER REPORT: The motorcycle accident attorneys at Riderz Law have a tragic accident to report from Los Angeles. On August 6, 2016, 28-year-old Richard Dodds of Los Angeles was riding with his passenger westbound on Sunset around noon when a driver of a RAVE4 turned left in front of the approaching bike. The 71-year-old Toyota driver remained at the scene. Dodds was pronounced dead at the scene, while his passenger, a 26-year-old woman was taken to a local hospital in critical condition.
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 pay attention while driving, this motorcycle accident was 100% preventable. As motorcycle accident lawyers who serve Los Angeles 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 Los Angeles, and throughout southern California.