Male Rider Killed in Concord Motorcycle Accident at Clayton Road and Heather Drive
Concord, California (April 24, 2020) – Authorities are investigating a Friday morning motorcycle crash that left one person killed in Concord.
At about 7:15 a.m., the police responded to the motorcycle accident on Clayton Road near Heather Drive.
A 20-year-old Concord man was riding a motorcycle westbound on Clayton Road when, for unknown reasons, he collided with a car at the intersection, according to the police.
The rider was taken to John Muir Health, Walnut Creek Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.
The involved driver, a 46-year-old Pittsburg person, stopped and cooperated with the police.
Traffic on one lane of Clayton Road was stopped for around three hours due to the crash.
Drugs and alcohol were not believed to have contributed to the mishap.
An investigation into the crash is underway. Anyone with information concerning the accident is asked to contact Concord PD Traffic Officer Katan Nanthasiri at 925-671-5096.
“Far too many motorcycle collisions are caused by the carelessness or recklessness of other motorists. Sadly, when this occurs, motorcyclists are the ones who tend to suffer the vast majority of injuries”, according to Arin Khodaverdian, Managing Partner and CEO Alpine Law Group. Under California’s rule of comparative negligence, a victim may be able to collect compensation for injuries and other damages even if you were partly at fault for the accident.