SAN DIEGO: The San Diego motorcycle accident lawyers at Riderz Law are sorry to report a motorcycle accident that happened October 30, 2017 in San Diego. According to San Diego police, a driver of a Nissan Altima turned south onto Linda Vista Road from westbound Genesee Avenue. The driver made the turn against a red light, directly in the path of an eastbound motorcyclist. The rider was trapped under the vehicle, and died at the scene. The driver of the Altima, a 26-year-old man, was arrested on suspicion of DUI. Our thoughts and prayers are with this rider and his family.
As motorcycle accident attorneys, we see accidents like this all too often. Drivers fail to notice motorcyclists on the roadway, and execute turns into the path of the rider. In many instances, drivers fail to see motorcyclists until after they crash into them. Sadly, even the most careful riders cannot always avoid accidents like this. Motorcyclists can reduce the risk of such accidents, however, by taking a good motorcycle safety course, wearing bright and/or reflective clothing and equipment, and riding defensively.
As always, the San Diego motorcycle accident attorneys at Riderz Law implore you to ride smart and ride safe.