Motorcycle accident in Kearny Mesa leaves rider hanging onto life
SAN DIEGO, CA (June 28, 2022) – A motorcycle accident in Kearny Mesa leaves one man in critical condition after being struck by a large truck according to Patch news.
The accident occurred Sunday around 11 p.m. when a 53-year-old man in a Penske truck made a right turn in front of a 27-year-old man on a Suzuki GSX-R motorcycle on Clairemont Mesa Boulevard.
The motorcyclist was taken to a nearby hospital with serious injuries to his back and lungs according to the San Diego Police Department.
Officer John Buttle of the SDPD says, “He lost all feeling to his legs and had no blood flow below the waist.”
Officers investigating the case say that drugs and alcohol are not factors in the motorcycle accident.
Liability In Kearny Mesa Motorcycle Accidents
Motorcyclists have a naturally small profile and are more likely to be overlooked by other drivers. Many collisions are due to drivers that make dangerous lane changes. According to California Vehicle Code 22107, “No person shall turn a vehicle from a direct course or move right or left upon a roadway until such movement can be made with reasonable safety and then only after the giving of an appropriate signal in the manner provided in this chapter in the event any other vehicle may be affected by the movement.” There are a number of factors that could potentially contribute to a motorcycle accident including:
- Drunk driving
- Driver distraction
- Inclement weather
The family of any victim that died in a motorcycle accident may be able to seek aid through a wrongful death claim. Damages can help cover lost wages, medical bills and pain and suffering. A wrongful death attorney can examine all of the unique facts of your case and let you know what your legal options are. There are, however, statute of limitations associated with civil claims. Failing to act within the statute of limitations may result in a permanent forfeiture of your rights.
Investigating A Kearny Mesa Motorcycle Accident
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