Mason Penticoff Fatal in Jefferson Avenue Motorcycle Accident in Murrieta
Murrieta, CA (October 21, 2022) – Mason Penticoff (23) was identified as the fatality in a motorcycle accident on Jefferson Avenue in Murrieta. According to Patch, the crash was reported at 6:10 am on Thursday.
Mason Penticoff died at the scene following a fatal crash with a minivan on Jefferson Avenue in Murrieta.
A fatal crash involving a local motorcyclist and a minivan on Jefferson Avenue was reported in a press release from Murrieta Police Department.
The motorcyclist was ejected from his vehicle and died after the crash. The Riverside County Sheriff-Coroner’s Bureau identified the motorcyclist as Mason Penticoff (23) of Murrieta.
According to authorities, Penticoff’s motorcycle crashed into the driver’s side of a minivan pulling out of a private driveway south of Guava Street. Police later found Penticoff 1,500 feet south of the Guava Street traffic signal.
Meanwhile, the minivan driver was hospitalized due to non-life-threatening injuries.
If you have information regarding this accident, you may contact Murrieta Police Traffic Investigator Anthony Datil at 951-461-6397 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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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 Murrieta
In this case, the family members of Mason Penticoff can have the right to pursue a wrongful death lawsuit. However, it can depend on the investigation’s findings. In addition, 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
- Motorcycle Accident
- Car Accident
- Pedestrian Accident
- Truck Accident
- Hit and Run Accident
Indeed, nothing can alleviate the pain of losing a loved one. However, getting your rightful compensation is also important 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, Murrieta, 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 professional advice about your case, call us 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 parties mentioned above. Nevertheless, we express our deepest sympathies for the family and friends of Mason Penticoff.
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