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 fatal accidents involving motorcycles in California in 2013, the motorcyclist was found to NOT be at fault. In injury accidents, over 45% of the motorcyclists were found to NOT be at fault.
While we don’t know the cause of this crash, if it is determined that someone other than the motorcyclist is at fault, a wrongful death claim might be a possibility. After a fatal motorcycle accident in California, a spouse, child or sibling of the victim may file a wrongful death claim against the party responsible for the accident in order to be compensated for their loss.
Potential recovery from a wrongful death claim in a fatal motorcycle accident in California might include:
- Loss of love, affection and emotional support
- Lost financial support
- Value of household services
Fatal Motorcycle Accidents
To find out more about wrongful death claims and whether you have a case , please call 800-275-8326 or contact us through our website or learn ore about , Fatal Motorcycle accidents. We always offer a free consultation and a comprehensive case evaluation to injured victims and their families.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the 24-year-old Fremont motorcyclist who was killed in the collision.