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Saugus, CA (February 29, 2020) – One person is dead and another suffered serious injuries when a motorcycle collided with a car in Saugus on Friday, February 28th. The crash took place around 6:15 p.m. on Copper Hill Drive at the intersection with Tamarack Lane.
The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Department responded to the scene. Deputies report that a motorcycle and a car crashed into each other at the intersection for unknown reasons. The motorcycle rider was pronounced dead at the scene by the Los Angeles County Fire Department. The other motorist sustained non-life-threatening injuries and was taken to a hospital for treatment. Neither person involved with the crash has been identified at this time.
An investigation remains ongoing and no further information is available.
Fatal vehicle crashes take place each day, multiple times per day in California. Motorcycle crashes are potentially very serious events due to the type of vehicle involved. Unfortunately, motorcycles are not manufactured to withstand severe impacts from major collisions with larger vehicles. A motorcycle crash often results in the victim being thrown from the bike, thus increasing the potential for a catastrophic result.
Many California motorcycle accidents are caused by other drivers who fail to pay attention to the roadway. This can lead to a scenario where the victim’s family has rights under California’s personal injury law. If a loved one has been killed, the victim’s heirs may be able to file a wrongful death action against the other motorist.
Our California wrongful death lawyers at The May Firm are here to help if your loved one has been lost due to the negligent actions of another. For your free consultation with one of our attorneys, 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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