SANTA YSABEL MOTORCYCLE ACCIDENT LAWYER REPORT: The motorcycle accident attorneys at Riderz Law have a tragic accident to report from the Lake Henshaw area. On January 31, 2017 a 64-year-old rider, identified as Bruce Walker of Valley Center was killed while riding his motorcycle on State Route 79 in rural North County. He was behind a driver in a Dodge Ram pickup who had pulled to the side of the road then executed a U-turn in the path of the rider. Walker struck the pick up, and succumbed to his injuries before he could be transported to a hospital.
Police are still investigating the crash, but they do not believe alcohol was a factor. Regardless, this is an accident that never should have happened. Whether it was carelessness, inattention, or failure to ride within skill level, this motorcycle accident was 100% preventable. As motorcycle accident lawyers who serve Santa Ysabel 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 Ysabel, San Diego, San Bernardino, and throughout southern California.