Anaheim: Motorcyclist Evan Achstein Killed in Crash
Posted on Oct 16, 2014
On Monday, October 13, 2014, 27-year-old motorcyclist Evan Achstein was killed in a crash in Anaheim, reported the Orange County Register. While riding near Ball Road and South Western Avenue, Achstein collided with at least one vehicle shortly before 7:25 a.m. and was thrown from his bike. He wasn’t breathing when emergency responders found him on the ground. They performed CPR before taking him to a trauma center, where he died during surgery later that morning. Authorities are investigating the accident.
Compared to 12 other cities with populations of more than 250,000, Anaheim ranked the 2nd worst for fatal and injury motor vehicle collisions in 2011, according to the most current crash data available from the California Office of Traffic Safety. Traffic collisions claimed the lives of or caused injury to 2,075 people in the city that year, 49 of whom were motorcycle riders. Anaheim ranked 10th for motorcycle accidents, above average in a ranking system in which 1st place is the worst.
When a traffic accident claims the life of a rider, his or her family may pursue a wrongful death claim against the at-fault 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 wish a full recovery to the family of Evan Achstein.