Why Did Motorcyclist Veer off Roadway in Fatal Highway 74 Crash?
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A motorcyclist was killed in a Highway 74 crash just south of Palm Desert Sunday afternoon. The crash happened around 12:09 p.m. near Palowet Drive. According to the California Highway Patrol (CHP), 65-year-old Eric Zimmermann was riding his Yamaha motorcycle east on Highway 74 when he veered right and off the roadway.

Zimmermann was thrown from the motorcycle. He died at the scene at 12:24 p.m. Police do not suspect drugs or alcohol contributed to the crash. CHP continues to investigate the Highway 74 crash.

If you have information that would assist with the investigation, contact the Indio CHP at (760) 772-8911.

“We’re saddened to hear that another motorcyclist has lost his life. If you ride a motorcycle, you should look into the new high tech gear that could save your life in the event of an accident. At the very least, always wear a helmet and protective gear when you get on your bike,” 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 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, 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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