RIVERSIDE COUNTY – A motorcyclist was tragically killed in a collision with a truck Monday night in Palm Springs, reports Kesq.com. Palm Springs police said the tragic October 5, 2012 collision happened at about 4:45 p.m. on Gene Autry Trail and 7 Lakes Road. Police say it appears the truck was traveling eastbound on 7 Lakes Road when it turned onto Gene Autry Trail in front of the motorcyclist. After colliding with the motorcycle, the truck crashed into a home on the other side of the intersection.
The rider, whose identity was not known, died at the scene of the crash. The driver of the truck was transported to a hospital with minor injuries. No one was in the house at the time of the accident, but emergency crews did have to repair a small gas leak at the home. Police are investigating the cause of the motorcycle accident.
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Based on the news report, the driver of the truck is at-fault for this devastating accident. If the victim’s family members decide to file a lawsuit against the at-fault driver, it is highly recommended they consult a California motorcycle accident lawyer at the law firm of Estey Bomberger. A sudden and unexpected loss can leave family members with more than grief and sadness – family members may also experience financial losses, loss of health benefits, and loss of companionship. With our help, surviving family members can recover funds for the many expenses and the many other types of damages associated with a tragic loss.
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