Rider Dies Following Fatal Moreno Valley Motorcycle Accident on Highway 60 near Perris Boulevard
Moreno Valley, California (February 21, 2020) – A motorcyclist died in a collision with a car in Moreno Valley Friday evening, according to a report by the California Highway Patrol.
The fatal crash was reported at around 6:40 p.m. on the westbound Highway 60, just west of Perris Boulevard.
A witness told the CHP officials that the motorcyclist was allegedly swerving in and out of lanes when their collided with a BMW.
The BMW driver stopped at the scene and administered CPR on the motorcyclist. Despite life-saving measures, the rider died in the crash.
The bike was recovered hidden in bushes on the right-hand shoulder with lights on.
Alcohol or drugs were considered a factor in the crash.
The CHP is investigating the cause of the accident.
What to Do at the Accident Scene after Crash
- Always remain at the scene, relax and don’t panic.
- Check if you, your passengers or any other party have injuries and then call an ambulance.
- Call the police to document the incident
- Take photos of the crash scene
- If involved in a minor crash, move the car to the side of the roadway and turn on its hazard lights
- Collect details regarding the accident from the witnesses
- Don’t sign any documents unless it is from the authorities
- Wait for the police to arrive before you can leave the accident scene
What to Do After Leaving the Accident Scene
- Contact your insurance company and inform them about the crash
- Collect a police report
- Keep records of your physical injuries and mental condition
- Get a property damage evaluation
- Before providing any statements to the other motorist or his or her insurance company, seek a personal injury attorney to advise you legally and protect your rights
“Far too many motorcycle collisions are caused by the carelessness or recklessness of other motorists. Sadly, when this occurs, motorcyclists are the ones who tend to suffer the vast majority of injuries”, according to Arin Khodaverdian, Managing Partner and CEO Alpine Law Group. Under California’s rule of comparative negligence, a victim may be able to collect compensation for injuries and other damages even if you were partly at fault for the accident.