Lake Forest MOTORCYCLE ACCIDENT LAWYER REPORT: The motorcycle accident attorneys at Riderz Law have a tragic accident to report from Orange County. On November 14, 2016, 21-year-old Scott Gonzalez and his brother were riding separate motorcycles near the intersection of Toledo Way and Lake Forest Drive when Gonzalez’ bike collided with an SUV. The vehicles caught fire, and bystanders pulled Gonzalez from the flames, however, he was tragically pronounced dead at the scene.
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 Lake Forest and all of Orange County, 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 Lake Forest, Los Angeles, and throughout southern California.