[Petaluma, CA] – Joseph Beaver Dies, Woman Injured in Motorcycle Crash on Highway 101
Joseph Beaver Dies in Fatal Crash on Highway 101 and Washington Street
October 3, 2020 – On Friday, there was an accident. Furthermore, the accident was on East Washington Street and Highway 101.
Joseph Beaver, age 34, drove his motorcycle into oncoming traffic. As a result, he was killed instantly.
First, he crashed his motorcycle intentionally into a Honda Fit. Furthermore, this was after fleeing a murder scene.
According to the California Highway Patrol, the accident happened around 1:21 A.M. Also, the driver of the Honda Fit was a 24-year-old female.
First, a concerned citizen pulled the female victim out of the vehicle after it caught fire.
Currently, preliminary reports are stating that Mr. Beaver intentionally crashed his motorcycle into oncoming traffic.
Authorities are continuing to investigate the Highway 101 incident.
What Should You Know About Motorcycle Accidents?
The exact number of motorcycle deaths is unknown. However, we do know that in the year 2018 alone, 4,985 people died.
Moreover, that is 14% of all traffic fatalities. Often, because of drugs or alcohol.
Another example is, “Lane Splitting” by motorcycles. Because it can be fatal if a car turns left.
Furthermore, research shows that 4.24% of motorcycle accidents are usually fatal.
Also, motorcyclists are 29 times more likely to suffer fatal injuries than car passengers. Not to mention, motorcycles make up over 3% of registered vehicles.
Finally, you should always remember to wear your helmet.
Recent studies have shown that helmet use can lower the risk of head injuries by up to 69%. Also, it reduces the risk of death by 50%.
To the family and friends of Joseph Beaver, we cannot begin to imagine what you are going through, and our sincerest condolences go out to you.
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This is especially true for families that have lost a loved one in an accident. We won’t stop until we’ve gotten you fair compensation to alleviate the financial toll that unexpected devastation brings.