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Palm Desert: Motorcycle Accident Killed One

Posted on Aug 18, 2014

Shortly after 8 a.m. on Sunday, August 17, 2014, a motorcycle accident killed one person in Palm Desert, reported The Press-Enterprise. The crash, which involved a motorcyclist and a silver Toyota 4Runner occurred on Highway 74 in the mountains overlooking the city west of Cahuilla Way. The California Highway Patrol did not indicate who died in the collision. The accident is under investigation. 



In Palm Desert, traffic accidents claimed the lives of or caused injury to 274 people in 2011, according to the California Office of Traffic Safety. Eight of the victims were motorcyclists. Compared to 93 other similarly sized cities, Palm Desert ranked 13th for its incidence of fatal and injury vehicle accidents and 32nd for motorcycle accidents in an OTS rating system in which 1st place is considered the worst.



In California, drivers and passengers who are injured in traffic accidents may seek compensation for their recovery-related expenses through the personal injury claims process. In the case of a fatal accident, the family of the victim may file a wrongful death claim in order to be compensated for their loss. For more information, please call 888-752-7474 or contact us online.



Everyone at Allen, Flatt, Ballidis, and Leslie would like to offer their condolences to the family of the person who was killed in this accident. 

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