1 Dead, 2 Injured in Multiple Motorcycle Crashes Friday

Multiple motorcycle crashes occurred on I-10 Friday morning, causing injuries and one fatality. The first crash happened on eastbound I-10 east of the Bob Hope Drive interchange in Cathedral City, just before 8 a.m. The collision involved the motorcycle and a PT cruiser, but further details are unknown. However, the PT cruiser driver was arrested.

The accident shut down three eastbound lanes, causing a three-mile traffic backup. The California Highway Patrol (CHP) issued a SIG Alert following the deadly crash.

The second motorcycle accident occurred on Monroe Street in Indio near the eastbound I-10 off-ramp just after 8:30 a.m. Two motorcyclists suffered major injuries in the crash and were taken to Desert Regional Medical Center. The crash caused lane closures for about an hour.

Multiple Motorcycle Crashes Under Investigation

A third crash also occurred on Monroe Street in Indio, fairly close to the second crash site. Motorcyclists were injured in the crash, but no other details are available yet. Police are investigating Friday’s multiple motorcycle crashes.

“Today’s terrible crashes remind us of the importance of motorcycle safety. Our thoughts are with the victims who are recovering, and the family and friends of the biker who passed away,” said Attorney Walter Clark, founder of Walter Clark Legal Group.

Our firm has been handling personal injury cases throughout the California Low Desert and High Desert communities for over 30 years. With a 95% success rate, the California personal injury attorneys at Walter Clark Legal Group will fight to hold those responsible for your loss accountable and win compensation to cover medical bills, lost wages, and pain and suffering. If you have been injured in a motorcycle accident and want to discuss your legal options, contact us today at (760) 777-7777 for a free consultation with an experienced personal injury lawyer. We have offices in Indio, Rancho Mirage, Victorville, and Yucca Valley and represent clients through the entire California Low Desert and High Desert communities.

DISCLAIMER: The Walter Clark Legal Group blog is intended for general information purposes only and is not intended as legal or medical advice. References to laws are based on general legal practices and vary by location. Information reported comes from secondary news sources. We do handle these types of cases, but whether or not the individuals and/or loved ones involved in these accidents choose to be represented by a law firm is a personal choice we respect. Should you find any of the information incorrect, we welcome you to contact us with corrections.

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