77-Year-Old Man Killed in Palm Springs Motorcycle Crash
77-Year-Old Man Killed in Palm Springs Motorcycle Crash

Authorities have identified the motorcyclist who was killed in a crash in Palm Springs Saturday night. Police say 77-year-old Richard Lowry of Sebastopol, California, was riding a 3-wheeled Slingshot motorcycle when he collided with a Chevrolet sedan.

The fatal motorcycle crash occurred around 9:30 p.m. on South Palm Canyon Drive near Sunny Dunes Road. Lowry was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the sedan was not injured in the crash.

Police closed South Palm Canyon Drive between Sunny Dunes Road and Mesquite Avenue, as well as Sunny Dunes Road at South Palm Canyon Drive. The road closure lasted several hours as they investigated the fatal crash.

Authorities do not believe drugs or alcohol contributed to the motorcycle accident. The investigation into the crash is ongoing, and anyone who witnessed the crash can contact the Palm Springs Police Department Traffic Unit at (760) 323-8105.

“Our thoughts and prayers are with the victim’s loved ones,” 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 for a free consultation with an experienced personal injury lawyer. We have offices in Indio, Rancho Mirage, Victorville, El Centro, 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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