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Pomona: Passenger Killed in Motorcycle Accident


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10/3/2014
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At about 8:20 p.m. on Thursday, October 2, 2014, a passenger on a motorcycle was killed in an accident in Pomona, reported the Los Angeles Times. The collision between the bike and the car occurred at the intersection of Towne Avenue and Grand Avenue. The male passenger was pronounced dead at the scene. The man driving the bike suffered minor injuries and was airlifted to a hospital. Authorities do not suspect that drugs or alcohol were a factor and are investigating the accident. 

 

Throughout the city of Pomona, 694 people were killed or injured in traffic accidents in 2011, the California Office of Traffic Safety’s most current records indicate. Twenty-nine of the victims were motorcyclists. Compared to 54 other cities with populations of between 100,001 and 250,000, Pomona ranked below average for motorcycle safety, placing 13th in a ranking system in which 1st place is considered the worst. Statewide, motorcyclist fatalities increased 4.6 percent from 415 in 2011 to 435 in 2012.

 

Passengers who are injured in traffic accidents may file personal injury claims against the at-fault drivers in order to be compensated for recovery-related expenses. When a passenger does not survive an accident, his or her family may pursue a wrongful death claim against the driver in order to be compensated for their loss. For more information, please call 888-752-7474 or contact us online.

 

All of us at Allen, Flatt, Ballidis, and Leslie would like to offer our condolences to the family of the man who was killed in this crash. 



Category: Motorcycle Accidents


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