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Lodi, CA – One Killed in Motorcycle Accident on I-5 at SR 12

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Lodi, CA (April 27, 2021) – A deadly crash involving a motorcyclist and an 18-wheeler occurred on Tuesday afternoon, April 27, in San Joaquin County, officials said.

According to Caltrans District 10, several lanes of northbound Interstate 5, just south of State Road 12 near Flag City, were blocked from the two-vehicle accident. Troopers with the California Highway Patrol in Stockton said that a motorcyclist traveling northbound collided with a truck around 3:45 p.m. The rider died of their injuries, but the events leading up to the collision remain unclear. Officers did not say whether any other victims died or sustained injuries.

Police continue to investigate.

Our deepest condolences go out to the family of the deceased victim. Our thoughts are with everyone involved and injured in this collision. We hope for their full recovery. 

Motorcycle Accidents in Stockton

It’s clear that most vehicle collisions can have a life-altering impact on victims and their families. However, when it comes to tragic accidents, motorcycle crashes are particularly catastrophic and claim the lives of more than 500 people each year. Another 14,000 motorcyclists are left to endure overwhelming pain and suffering from injuries. Motorcyclists are completely exposed during collisions, which drastically increases their chances of broken bones, brain injuries, and debilitating spinal cord injuries that demand extensive and costly medical treatment. To make matters even worse, injured motorcyclists are often forced out of work for several months or even years as they recover.

If you are involved in a motorcycle accident, you will most likely be approached by insurance companies who appear to be on your side only to try to pursue you to encourage you to accept lowball settlement offers. Accepting an offer from an insurance company may not be in your best interest. Quite often, insurance companies offer the minimum amount of compensation to accident victims as a way to encourage them to sign over their legal rights. This often prevents victims from getting the compensation they need for medical treatment, lost wages, and various other costs they face from their accidents. Instead, it is crucial to reach out to a motorcycle accident attorney in California as soon as possible. You may have options available to help you move forward after being harmed in an accident.

The personal injury attorneys at Torem & Associates have extensive experience helping our clients collect full and fair compensation after being injured in an accident. We provide aggressive and effective legal guidance that ensures accident victims are in the best position possible to cover the costs of medical care and various other financial obligations as they move forward from their accidents. Our team conducts an independent investigation into every case for our clients to ensure no detail goes unnoticed. We put together solid claims that ensure victims are in the best position possible to prove their case and get the justice they deserve. Contact our personal injury attorneys in California at (888) 500-5000 to see how we can help you maximize your recovery.

Note: Our team of writers utilizes secondary sources when creating these posts. These sources include but are not limited to local news reports, police accident reports, and eyewitness accounts about serious injury accidents in Stockton. For that reason, the details surrounding the incident have not been independently verified by our team of writers. If you locate any information that is not correct in our post, please contact our firm right away so that we correct the post to reflect the most accurate information available.  

Disclaimer: Our firm, Torem & Associates, has worked hard to become valued members of the local business community. We write these posts as a way to bring awareness to the dangers of driving or being a passenger in any type of automobile accident. We hope that through awareness, people will use additional caution when out on the roadways in Stockton and throughout California to prevent being seriously injured in a crash. This post is not intended to be a solicitation for business. The information provided in this post is meant to be informational and is not intended to be misconstrued as legal or medical advice. The photos used in the post are not representative of the actual accident scene. 


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