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Modesto, CA – Motorcyclist Killed, Passenger Injured in Head-On Crash on SR-132 near Albers Rd

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Modesto, CA (July 3, 2021) – A motorcyclist lost his life and his passenger suffered severe injuries after they were involved in a head-on collision in Modesto on July 2. The wreck was reported to officials at approximately 9:40 p.m. 

The incident was reported on State Route 132 just west of Albers Road. Officials stated that a woman driving a 2014 GMC was headed west on SR-132 and attempted to pass other vehicles by entering an eastbound lane in front of a 2007 Harley Davidson. 

The GMC’s front end collided with the motorcycle and both individuals on the bike at the time were ejected from the vehicle. The male driver was pronounced deceased at the scene. He was identified as being 50 years old. 

His passenger, identified as a 45-year-old woman, was transported to Memorial Medical Center with severe injuries. No further information is available concerning the crash or its circumstances at this time. 

Police in Modesto continue to investigate. 

We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the family of the deceased. Our thoughts are with the injured victim in hopes of a full recovery. 

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Over 500 people per year lose their lives in motorcycle accidents in California. Approximately 14,000 bikers are left to deal with pain and suffering from injuries. The chance of a motorcyclist sustaining injuries in a wreck is extremely high due to them being totally exposed. They can get broken bones, endure brain trauma, spinal cord injuries, and more, much easier than those who ride in four-wheeled, enclosed vehicles. The injuries that motorcyclists usually sustain require costly, time-consuming medical treatment. Their injuries will most likely drastically reduce their quality of life for some period of time, unfortunately. To worsen matters, injured motorcyclists are often unable to immediately return to work due to the severity of their injuries, which can make it even more difficult to keep up with the cost of medical treatment. 

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. Insurance companies will 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. However, you may have options available to help you move forward after being harmed in an accident. 

The personal injury attorneys in Stockton at Torem & Associates in Los Angeles 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 Bakersfield. 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 Bakersfield 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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