Bicyclist Dies from Brutal Collision and DUI Accident in Sacramento
Sacramento, California (June 21, 2018) – Local news reported that a bicyclist was killed in a brutal collision and DUI accident that took place near the Natomas Community Center on Truxle Road at 12:00 noon on Saturday, June 16, 2018. The deceased has been identified as 41-year old Amar Askhra, while no further details about the motorist who struck him have been revealed.
Sources explained that Askhra was driving his bike down Truxle Road when, without warning, he collided with an oncoming vehicle of an as-of-yet-undisclosed model. The bicyclist suffered traumatic injuries as a result of the impact, and, despite several days’ worth of treatment, Askhra tragically passed away at the hospital.
Sacramento Police Department spokeswoman Linda Matthew revealed that the motorist was arrested on charges of DUI. According to additional sources, the driver had consumed marijuana and was high at the time of the accident.
We send our deepest condolences, warmest thoughts, and heartfelt prayers to the family and close friends of Amar Askhra during this difficult and heartbreaking time following this terrible accident.
Sacramento Wrongful Death Attorney
Despite initial findings, most of the events and contributing factors leading up to the crash remain a mystery. Officials have confirmed drugs were involved, but they will also investigate potential mechanical issues or system failures in the vehicles as additional, potential causes. Point of impact, skid marks, and more pieces of valuable evidence will be analyzed by forensic teams.
By law, the living family members of the bicyclist have the right to file a wrongful death lawsuit against the motorist, if they are found guilty of causing the accident. Legal assistance will allow these individuals to receive compensation for medical bills, tragic loss, and other unfortunate circumstances.
We at Brady Law Group will work with you to ensure your rights and give you the peace of mind needed to focus on your recovery.
If you’ve been injured as the result of another person’s negligence, please call us at (866) 211-2562 to receive a free consultation with one of our expert attorneys.
Note: Outside sources were used in the creation of this post including news bulletins and first-hand accounts of the accident and injuries involved. As a result, the details of the accident presented have not been independently verified by our own writing staff. If you have identified any false information in the story, please inform us immediately, and we will adjust the posting to reflect the most accurate content available.
Disclaimer: As a member of the local community, we at Brady Law Group strive to improve the overall safety and quality of life for everyone who lives in our beloved state. We are extremely saddened by these accidents but hope that, through an awareness of these dangers, those in our community will take precautions to avoid these accidents. This is not a solicitation for business, and this information should not be misconstrued as medical or legal advice. We wish only the best and quickest recovery to all those involved in the accident.