72-Year-Old Man Dies after Fresno Motorcycle Crash on Auberry and Millerton Roads
Fresno, California (May 25, 2020) – Authorities are investigating a crash involving a bicycle and a motorcycle that killed a 72-year-old man on Sunday afternoon in Fresno.
The deadly crash happened on Auberry and Millerton Roads, at about noon on Sunday, May 24.
A 72-year-old man was riding his bicycle southbound on Auberry Road when he collided with a motorcycle on the roadway. The bike, operated by a 39-year-old man, was also traveling southbound on Auberry Road, said the police.
The 72-year-old cyclist was declared dead at the scene while the motorcyclist suffered injuries in his arm.
Drugs or alcohol were not considered a factor in the accident.
More details about the crash were not immediately available.
An investigation into the crash is underway.
“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.