Brian Crawford Died In Motorcycle Accident On Highway 70 In Oroville, Yuba County
YUBA COUNTY, CALIFORNIA (July 18, 2021) – A motorcyclist identified as Brian Crawford has tragically died in a car accident along Highway 70.
California Highway Patrol are saying that the accident took place around 10:00 p.m. on Thursday. The driver of an unidentified vehicle swerved into Brian Crawford’s lane and struck him.
The motorcyclist lost control of his vehicle and collided with a metal guardrail before being ejected. Paramedics were called to the scene in order to help Brian Crawford.
Despite life-saving measures he died at the scene due to his injuries. Police are still searching for the driver that fled the scene of the collision.
Anyone that may have witnessed the crash should reach out to police.
Liability In Yuba County Motorcycle Accidents
Motorcycle accidents are responsible for nearly 4,000 deaths every year. The vast majority of these collisions are totally preventable. They often happen when drivers make unsafe lane changes. Drivers have a legal obligation to check their blind spots before making turns. Victims of motorcycle accidents tend to suffer very serious and costly injuries including:
- Broken bones
- Head injuries
- Organ damage
Drivers that flee the scene of car accidents that result in bodily injury or death are likely to face criminal penalties. They may also face civil liability. The family of any victim that died in a car accident may be able to seek justice 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 facts of your case free of cost and let you know what your legal options are.
Investigating A Yuba County Motorcycle Accident
We at West Coast Trial Lawyers extend our deepest condolences to the family of Brian Crawford. Any person that may have information about this accident should reach out to police. The driver responsible for this crash should do the right thing and turn themselves in. It’s never too late to do the right thing.
Do you need more information about an accident that took place in Yuba County? Our team of personal injury attorneys are here to answer any questions that you may have. We are committed to making sure that accident victims are aware of their rights and that those rights are being protected. You’re always welcome to reach out to us anytime at (888) 888-9285.