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Porterville, CA – Motorcyclist killed in early morning crash in Porterville, police say

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PORTERVILLE, CA – Porterville police report that a man was thrown from his motorcycle during a car crash early Sunday morning. Officers were called to the area of Morton Avenue and Indiana Street just before 1:00 a.m. after a motorcycle and a car crashed. A 31-year-old man was found suffering from major injuries in the intersection when officers arrived.

According to officials, the man died from his injuries after being rushed to a local hospital. Officers say they learned the man was riding his motorcycle without a helmet when he ran a stoplight and entered the intersection.

Investigators say the motorcyclist was hit by a truck at the intersection, causing him to fall from his bike. The truck driver was not injured in the accident. Drugs and alcohol are not suspected to have contributed to the crash, according to officials.

Motorcycle Accident Attorneys in Porterville

Motorcycle accidents throughout California leave more than 15,500 people injured each year. Although we want everyone to recover from their injuries, around 600 people lose their lives a as result of their injuries. Fatal accidents have a devastating impact on families. In many cases, surviving family members are left to grieve the loss of their loved ones while trying to come to terms with the fact that their loved one lost their life in an accident caused by the negligent actions of another person.

As if dealing with overwhelming grief was not enough, numerous families are required to put forth tens of thousands of dollars to cover the funeral costs of their loved ones. When victims are killed in accidents resulting from the negligence of others, it is crucial that their families reach out to a wrongful death attorney in Porterville as soon as possible. Although we understand that no amount of compensation could ever take away a family’s pain and suffering, compensation can help grieving families cover the costs of burial and funeral expenses and alleviate the impact of lost wages moving forward.

Porterville Wrongful Death Lawyers

With nearly four decades of experience, the skilled and knowledgeable Porterville motorcycle accident attorneys at Torem & Associates have helped thousands of families hold wrongdoers accountable and get the justice they deserve for their loved ones. Being able to focus on moving forward after experiencing a loss is something our law firm is dedicated to helping our clients do. We work hard to help families protect their legal rights and best interests. If your loved one lost their life in a collision, and you believe negligence played a role,  contact our motorcycle accident attorneys in Porterville at (888) 500-5000 to see how we can help you.

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 Porterville.  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 Porterville 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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