Huntington Beach: Motorcyclist Devin Santiago Killed in Crash
Posted on Sep 30, 2014
At about 8:40 p.m. on Sunday, September 28, 2014, 23-year-old motorcyclist Devin Santiago, of Lakewood, was killed in a crash in Huntington Beach, reported the Orange County Register. While riding northbound on Pacific Coast Highway on a white 2012 Yamaha motorcycle, Santiago collided with a GMC U-Haul van that was crossing PCH from 8th Street. Emergency responders transported him to an area hospital, where he succumbed to the trauma he suffered. Neither of the occupants of the van was hurt. Witnesses, or anyone with information about the crash, are asked to contact HBPD Accident Investigator Robert Barr at 714-536-5666 or Accident Investigator Tai Huynh at 714-536-5670.
Throughout Huntington Beach, 1,510 people were killed in motor vehicle collisions in 2011, the most current year for which California Office of Traffic Safety crash data are available. Fifty-four of the victims were motorcyclists. Compared to 54 other cities with populations of between 100,001 and 250,000, Huntington Beach ranked the worst for motor vehicle crashes and the 6th worst for motorcycle accidents.
When a rider is killed in a crash, his or her family may file a wrongful death claim against the at-fault party in order to seek compensation 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 Devin Santiago.