Murrieta MOTORCYCLE ACCIDENT LAWYER REPORT: The motorcycle accident attorneys at Riderz Law have a tragic accident to report from Murrieta. On Saturday, October 1, 2016, 28-year-old James Hann of El Cajon was riding his Harley-Davidson with 20-year-old Erica Cortez of Murrieta as a passenger on westbound Kalmia Street. They were struck by a Land Rover SUV that was travelling southbound on Jefferson Avenue. Both riders were tragically killed in the collision.
Police are still investigating the crash, and have not stated whether alcohol was a contributing factor, nor have they determined fault in the accident. 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 Murrieta 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 Murrieta, Los Angeles, San Diego, and throughout southern California.