One Dead after Motorcycle Crash on Highway 198 [Visalia, CA]

27-Year-Old Motorcyclist Died in a Crash on Highway 198

VISALIA, CA (August 12, 2022) – Saturday night, one person died in a motorcycle crash on Highway 198.

The incident happened on August 6th, just before 8:30 p.m., near the intersection of Highway 198 and Eaton Road.

According to California Highway Patrol, a man, driving a Harley Davidson, was traveling west when a Jeep in front of him, driven by 20-year-old Tatiana Smith, slowed down to make a turn. The motorcyclist attempted to pass the Jeep but instead ended up colliding with the vehicle as it made a turn onto Eaton Drive.

Paramedics and deputies arrived at the scene shortly after and transported the 27-year-old motorcyclist to Kaweah Delta Medical Center where he later succumbed to his injuries. The identity of the rider was withheld, pending next of kin.

Meanwhile, Smith stayed at the scene of the accident and cooperated with investigators. She is reportedly unharmed. Further investigations are underway and more details will be made public once available.

No words can mend the broken hearts and sorrow felt during this delicate moment. The team at Sweet James sends their deepest condolences and sympathies to the family and friends of the deceased victim.

Reach out to Sweet James today and let them help you win your motorcycle accident case. They understand that the death of a loved one is always a traumatic experience for those left behind. However, it is essential that the surviving family knows and protects their rights. They have 20 years of experience in the field, and they have expert attorneys who can help you with the legalities of your case. They will be with you every step until they achieve justice and the compensation you and your family deserve. Call their offices today at (800) 975-3435 for a free and confidential case evaluation. Furthermore, they are available 24 hours a day and 7 days a week through email, text, and online chat. To request a police report, click here.

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