Motorcycle Accident – Venice Boulevard in Culver City

An accident occurred a little before 3 PM today, March 8th on the South-bound I-405.

A motorcyclist splits lanes as he drives south on Intersate 405 freeway at the Sunset Blvd overpass in Los Angeles, California July 14, 2011. Starting tomorrow July 15, a 10 mile (16km) stretch of the 405 ? a vital artery that links population centers north and south of the Santa Monica Mountains ? will shut down for 53 hours. The closure, a necessary part of a major highway reconstruction project, is being dubbed "Carmageddon." AFP PHOTO / Robyn Beck (Photo credit should read ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

A report says that the accident occurred in the carpool lane near Venice Boulevard and the I-10 highway. It was a blue colored sport-type motorcycle, no account of the make or model. Reports say that the accident is minor but there is no confirmation of the condition of the rider or motorcycle.

There is no information as of right now as to how the accident occurred but it could be in the lines of lane sharing or splitting.

We hope the rider of this accident is okay as well their family. At The Reinecke Law Firm, we have been helping motorcyclists with accidents for well over 30 years. If you or a loved one has been in a motorcycle accident recently give us a call at 1(800)275-8326 today.


Man from Perris Killed in a Motorcycle Accident


motorcycle accidentA male 40-year-old was out riding his motorcycle Monday night and was killed in head-on collision while riding on a two-lane road near Lake Mathews in Riverside. Later identified to be Miguel Bethune, was riding a 2001 Indian Motorcycle east on Cajalco road after 6pm when he collided with a compact car causing him fatal injuries.

Witnesses reported Bethune riding in and out of traffic, back and forth over the double yellow line to avoid slower-moving vehicles. A Riverside woman was driving her Ford Flex West on the Cajalco Road when Bethune crossed over the double yellow line veering directly into her resulting in the head-on accident. The woman was treated for minor injuries and will be okay. Bethune past away at the scene.

The motorcycle accident caused a traffic jam as the road was shut down both ways for an hour for emergency personnel and an investigation by the California Highway Patrol.

Our Prayers and Wishes go out to the victims and their families of this terrible motorcycle accident, from the Tom Reinecke Motorcycle Law Firm, representing exclusively motorcyclists and their families for over 35 years.

Laguna Niguel Motorcycle Accident Seriously Injures Man

A motorcyclist was hit by a car in Laguna Niguel at 5:15pm on Friday, September 18, 2015 at the intersection of Golden Lantern Street and Paseo Adelanto according to Orange County news sources. While the Laguna Niguel motorcycle accident is still under investigation, authorities report the motorcyclist was hit by the car and then thrown from the motorcycle.

This is a very unfortunate situation but it highlights two times when motorcyclists should be extra vigilant: at intersections and Continue reading “Laguna Niguel Motorcycle Accident Seriously Injures Man”

Fatal Motorcycle Crash On US 101 After Lane Splitting

A motorcyclist, who appeared to be Lane Splitting, was killed on Sept 22, 2015 in a crash on U.S. Highway 101 in Palo Alto. According to the CHP, the motorcycle collided with the rear end of a vehicle, the rider was ejected and suffered fatal injuries. He was pronounced deceased at the scene by emergency personnel.

While the accident remains under investigation, it has been reported by most news outlets that the motorcyclist was driving fast in slow moving traffic.

It is too soon to say if the motorcyclist was Continue reading “Fatal Motorcycle Crash On US 101 After Lane Splitting”

Fatal Motorcycle Accident On Hwy 101 Mountain View

A fatal Motorcycle Accident occurred on Highway 101 in Mountain View. Shortly before 9 a.m. on August 06, 2015, officers responded to a report of a collision between a motorcycle and big rig dump truck on northbound Highway 101. A 24-year-old Fremont man on a motorcycle was killed in the collision according to reports by abc7 news.

There is no information at this time on what caused the fatal motorcycle accident or who was at fault.  Any witnesses to the collision are asked to call CHP Officer Moises Escoto at (650) 369-6261.

Motorcycle Crash Statistics

The latest statistics for motorcycle accidents in California show 484 fatal accidents and 11,784 injury accidents involving motorcycles for the year 2013. In over 34% of the Continue reading “Fatal Motorcycle Accident On Hwy 101 Mountain View”