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Eastvale, CA (September 1, 2019) – A 23-year-old man was killed in a crash between a car and a motorcycle in Eastvale on Friday, August 30th. The crash took place around 6:00 a.m. on Interstate 15 near westbound 60 Freeway.
According to police, Shawn Elder was riding his motorcycle on I-15 when he entered a curve in the roadway. As he navigated the curve, Elder’s bike collided with a vehicle traveling in the opposite direction. Elder suffered critical injuries and rescue workers pronounced him dead at the crash scene. There were no other injuries reported in the accident and there is no word on the cause of the crash.
The California Highway Patrol responded to the scene and opened an investigation. The investigation is still active and there is no further information available at this time.
Our condolences go out to the family of Shawn Elder during this difficult time.
There are nearly 600 fatal motorcycle crashes reported in California each year. In addition, there are thousands more motorcyclists that that will be seriously hurt in these crashes. Motorcycles offer little protection in the event of a crash with larger vehicles. Additionally, may motorcycle crashes take place at high speeds, thus increasing the odds of serious and catastrophic results.
Many motorcyclists will be injured in crashes that were not their fault. The investigation into a motorcycle accident is complicated and only a skilled and experienced California motorcycle accident attorney can ensure that your rights are fully protected in the aftermath of a crash. Following a crash, you may be entitled to receive various forms of compensation including lost wages, pain and suffering, medical bills, and more.
At The May Firm, we understand that the stakes are high after an injury crash. Our California motorcycle accident lawyers are dedicated to achieving the results that you deserve. For your free consultation, please give us a call at (844) 629-3476.
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Disclaimer: Our firm is providing this post for general information and to help the public avoid similar situations, but also prepare them should they find themselves a victim. We strive to honor those who have been victims of accidents in the state of California. Victims should seek assistance from legal or medical professionals and not view this post as any type of legal or medical advice. The photos depicted in these posts are not representative of the actual accident scene.
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