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Lake Elsinore, CA – Deadly Motorcycle Crash Involving Tractor-Trailer on Temescal Canyon Road

Lake Elsinore, CA (July 22, 2018) – According to the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department, one man was sadly killed following a collision between his motorcycle and a large commercial tractor-trailer in Lake Elsinore on Friday evening. The fatal crash which reportedly occurred at Temescal Canyon Road and Bernard Street took place at about 4:40 p.m. during the early evening of July 20th.

Reports filed by authorities stated that a 52-year-old unidentified man from Corona was riding his motorcycle on Temescal Canyon Road when he collided with the semi tractor-trailer for reasons that are not currently known. Emergency responders were dispatched to the scene in order to help the victim, however, they were unable to assist the man as he was pronounced dead at the crash site.

There was no more information made available in regards to the events that led to this accident. Neither the name of the victim nor the name of the truck driver has been released at this time. Authorities are currently conducting an investigation into this deadly accident in order to establish liability.

Our deepest and most heartfelt condolences are present with the family members of the victim during this extremely tragic and trying time.

California Motorcycle Accident and Wrongful Death

Accidents that involve commercial vehicles are handled a little differently in terms of accountability. Should the investigation determine that the driver of the truck was operating the vehicle in a negligent manner, or that the truck experienced some form of mechanical failure that led to the accident, then the trucking company will be held liable for all damages. Depending on the irrefutable conclusion to the investigation, there may possibly be a path toward a wrongful death lawsuit available to the family members of the victim. Of course, only the victims’ family may choose to file a claim for compensation.

We at Brady Law Group recognize the overwhelming heartache that comes from the sudden loss of a loved one. We are passionately committed to holding negligent drivers and other entities accountable for the immeasurable pain and devastation they inflict. If you have lost a loved one due to the actions of a negligent driver or other entity, please call us at (866) 478-6483 for a free consultation today.

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 for all those involved in the accident.

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