Motorcyclist Killed in Crash on Highway 4 in Contra Costa County

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August 03, 2022
Edward Smith

Motorcycle Rider Killed in Crash on SR-4

The California Highway Patrol reported that a motorcycle rider was killed in a crash on SR-4 in the early morning of Saturday, July 30, 2022. The collision occurred around 1:50 a.m. on eastbound State Route 4 at John Muir Parkway in the Hercules area, according to CHP traffic officers.

Details on the Crash on SR-4 That Killed a Motorcycle Rider

A preliminary report by officials revealed that a man was riding a motorcycle on eastbound Highway 4 in the vicinity of Christie Road when, for unknown reasons, the bike overturned. The motorcyclist was ejected off the motorcycle and suffered fatal injuries at the scene.

Officials have recently identified the decedent as 46-year-old Pablo Sanchez of Walnut Creek. Anyone with information on the incident or who witnessed it is encouraged to contact the CHP Contra Costa area office.

How Can an Attorney Help with a Wrongful Death Motorcycle Accident Case?

Most motorcycle crashes involve a passenger vehicle and a motorcyclist. While drivers are accustomed to watching out for other vehicles on the roadway, they may not always keep an eye out for bikers in the same way. This is especially true for those motorcycle riders who are lane-splitting. Collisions may result when drivers fail to yield the right-of-way to bikers, travel above the posted speed limit, do not check blind spots for motorcyclists, and other careless driving behavior. A motorcyclist may sustain some of the most catastrophic injuries on the spectrum when a reckless motorist is on the road. In other situations, a loss of life may result.

Surviving family members should consult with an experienced Martinez motorcycle accident attorney if they have lost a loved one in this type of incident. A lawyer will go over the facts and circumstances of the case with survivors and explain their right to seek financial compensation for their loss. If they have a potential case, an accident attorney will start an independent investigation and collect the evidence needed to prove the wrongful death matter. A lawyer will also work to determine all potential sources of financial recovery, including the at-fault party’s insurance policy and that of the decedent.

Whatever led to a fatal motorcycle accident, our legal team at is here for you and your family. We will work closely with your family to determine your future needs and seek maximum compensation on your behalf through an insurance settlement or in a trial if necessary. Our law firm handles motorcycle accident cases in Contra Costa County and throughout the Golden State. Learn more about how we can help by watching this video or contacting us to schedule a free case evaluation today.

Personal Injury Lawyer in Martinez

I’m Ed Smith, a Martinez personal injury lawyer. Most motorcycle crashes result in serious injuries along with mounting medical bills and time away from work. In some extreme cases, they may result in the loss of a loved one. When this occurs, you need the best wrongful death lawyer to obtain justice and maximum compensation on your behalf. You will receive that when you turn to our legal team for assistance. Our law firm has obtained successful settlements and verdicts on behalf of our clients, and we would be honored to do the same for your family. Get started today with free, friendly case advice at (925) 428-5220 or (800) 404-5400.

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