SANTA MONICA MOTORCYCLE ACCIDENT LAWYER REPORT: The motorcycle accident attorneys at Riderz Law have a tragic accident to report from Santa Monica. On Saturday evening August 20, 2016 a motorcycle with 2 riders entered the McClure tunnel where I-10 curves into the Pacific Coast Highway. While in the tunnel, the bike collided with a Toyota Camry who was traveling in the same direction as the bike. According to reports, the bike struck the car, and both riders were critically injured in the crash. They were transported to a local hospital, where the female passenger died. Latest reports say the rider remains in critical condition.
Police are still investigating the crash and are seeking witnesses, 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 Monica 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 Monica, Los Angeles, and throughout southern California.