Jesus Miranda-Olivas Fatal in Sisk Road Motorcycle Accident
Modesto, CA (July 27, 2023) – Jesus Miranda-Olivas (22) of Modesto was identified as the fatality in a motorcycle accident on Sisk Road in Modesto. According to Modesto Bee, the accident occurred on June 16.
Jesus Miranda-Olivas succumbed to injuries after a minivan struck him during a Sisk Road motorcycle accident in Modesto.
Authorities identified the victim of a fatal motorcycle accident on June 16 on Sisk Road as 22-year-old Jesus Miranda-Olivas of Modesto.
According to the Modesto Police Department, Miranda-Olivas headed northbound on Sisk Road and collided with a minivan that attempted to make a left turn from Conant Avenue.
Conant Avenue has a stop sign, while Sisk Road does not.
Following the collision, responders promptly transported the motorcyclist to a local hospital. However, he succumbed to his injuries at the medical facility.
Preliminary investigations by the police have not found any indications of drugs or alcohol contributing to this Sisk Road motorcycle accident.
Authorities urge anyone who witnessed the incident to come forward and provide information to Officer Jorge Contreras at Contrerasj@modestopd.com.
J&M Tip: In a car accident caused by a careless driver, you can file a compensation claim. It is essential to consider all possible damages, including financial and non-financial losses.
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More About Motorcycle Accident Liability
Motorcycle accidents usually cause more severe damage than other auto accidents. Motorcyclists are prone to sustaining major injuries because they are more exposed. Also, motorcycles are lighter and don’t provide much protection. Most motorcycle accidents are caused by the following:
- Compact and less visible on the road
- Loss of control due to road debris
- Motorcyclists are exposed to road and other vehicles
- Prone to wobbling
- Unskilled motorcyclists who don’t have proper licenses
However, motorcycle accident liability always falls on the negligent driver. Most of the time, both the motorcyclist and the other vehicle’s driver can be at fault. It all depends on who made careless road maneuvers, which contributed to the accident. Proving negligence can become challenging on your own. Fortunately, you can hire an experienced attorney for motorcycle accidents. A skilled lawyer can do more than just help build your case. Learn more about motorcycle accident lawyers in California here. You can also check out these resources about wrongful death attorneys and personal injury lawyers.
Personal Injury (Wrongful Death) Claims in Modesto
In this case, the family members of Jesus Miranda-Olivas can have the right to pursue a wrongful death lawsuit. However, it can depend on the investigation’s findings. In addition to that, negligence by a person or business can contribute to an accident, which might have resulted in the death of a family member. If that is the case, you may be able to file a wrongful death claim and receive a big settlement.
Indeed, no amount of money will ever make up for the death of a loved one. However, receiving the maximum settlement and winning a judgment can give a sense of justice. Also, it can offer some peace of mind.
Do you have any legal questions about accidents? Get answers and common accident-related legal advice here:
- Wrongful Death
- Pedestrian Accident
- Hit and Run Accident
- Car Accident
- Truck Accident
- Motorcycle Accident
Certainly, nothing can alleviate the pain of losing a loved one. However, it’s also important to get your rightful compensation to help with recovery. Getting advice and guidance from experienced personal injury attorneys can help you pursue your case. For instance, Jacoby and Meyers has a team of the best lawyers for any car accident, wrongful death, or motorcycle accident cases in California, including Los Angeles, Modesto, and Sacramento. Consulting a lawyer can help you get insight and information about complicated topics, including car accident settlements and more. If you’d like to get professional advice about your case, give us a call today at 888-960-0480 for a free consultation. We are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to help you.
Jacoby & Meyers does not represent any of the above-mentioned parties. Nevertheless, we express our deepest sympathies for the family and friends of Jesus Miranda-Olivas.
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