Rider Dies in Santa Clarita Motorcycle Accident on Antelope Valley (14) Freeway at Soledad Canyon Road
Santa Clarita, California (May 3, 2020) – A motorcyclist was killed in a traffic accident in Santa Clarita Sunday afternoon, according to authorities.
The California Highway Patrol said the fatal crash took place just after 12:10 p.m. on the southbound 14 Freeway, just north of Soledad Canyon Road.
According to the CHP, the collision involved two motorcycles. Details of what led up to the crash at this time are unknown.
One of the motorcyclists died in the crash, the CHP report states. The name of the victim has not been disclosed pending notification of family.
The No. 1 and No. 2 lanes of the southbound freeway were closed following the accident.
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.