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MyDesert.com reports that a Wildomar woman has been killed in a Riverside County motorcycle accident. The accident occurred on Route 74 in Hemet when an SUV collided with a motorcycle driven by Diana Vandenberg of Wildomar. According to early police reports, Vandenberg was thrown from the motorcycle by the impact.

The motorcyclist was taken to Riverside County Regional Medical Center where she died several hours after the crash.

This accident highlights one of the tragic realities of riding a motorcycle on California’s highways-a motorcyclist is at greater risk of an accident on the roadways even if he or she does everything right. Other motorists often fail to notice motorcycles and turn in front of the smaller vehicles, fail to yield and otherwise trap the motorcyclist in dangerous situations.

motorcycle accidentWithout the protection of a vehicle’s frame, once the motorcyclist has been forced into a dangerous situation, the chances that he or she will be able to walk away unscathed are much lower than for the operators of passenger vehicles. Severe injuries are likely to result as the motorcyclist is thrown from the bike and strikes the ground at high speed. Even if the biker manages to avoid being thrown, the alternative is just as perilous. A high speed skid across the pavement can strip flesh from bone and result in multiple injuries.

If you have any questions about protecting your rights to compensation in the event of injury in a motorcycle accident, please contact the motorcycle accident attorneys at the Law Offices of Samer Habbas.

 

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Samer Habbas is a California attorney with over 18 years of experience in personal injury law. Throughout his career, he has successfully recovered over $300 million for his clients, solidifying his reputation as a leading advocate in the field.

Samer swiftly gained recognition for his adept negotiation skills and unwavering dedication to his clients. His practice spans a wide range of personal injury cases, including car accidents, dog bites, funeral home abuse, premises liability, and wrongful death.

Samer is known for his compassionate approach and commitment to securing favorable outcomes for his clients. His expertise has earned him the trust and respect of both his clients and his peers within the legal community. He is also deeply invested in giving back to his community. He actively participates in pro bono work and volunteers his time to various charitable organizations. Samer is a champion for those who have been wronged, leveraging his extensive experience and expertise to make a meaningful difference in the lives of his clients and his community.