Sacramento County, CA: Fatal Motorcycle Collision in North Highlands
Sacramento County, California (March 27, 2018): A motorcyclist was killed in a fatal collision with an SUV in North Highlands, CA, late Sunday afternoon, March 25, 2018. The California Highway Patrol is conducting an active and ongoing investigation into the crash and only limited details have been made publicly available.
Officials believe the accident happened just before 5:00 p.m. when a motorcycle traveling south on Watt Avenue was hit by a northbound SUV that was making a left turn into the Ross Shopping Center on Elkhorn Boulevard. The motorcyclist, who has not been identified, was tragically pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the SUV, who has also not been identified, was reportedly arrested on suspicion of driving while intoxicated. No additional information has been provided at this time.
The Los Angeles Injury Group would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family, friends, and loved ones of the deceased. We are truly sorry for your heartbreaking loss and our thoughts are with you in the wake of this tragedy.
Motor vehicle collisions have long been one of the leading causes of fatalities across the United States and intoxicated driving only increases the risk of accident to all travelers on the road. It is important for motorists to know their rights and responsibilities under the law and we encourage all accident victims to explore the options for legal recourse that may be available in their state.
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