Rhett Mandel Dies in Motorcycle Crash

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[Irvine, CA] – Rhett Mandel Dies in Motorcycle Accident on Jamboree Road and 405 Freeway

Rhett Mandel Dead in Irvine Motorcycle Crash on Jamboree Road and 405 Freeway 

November 11, 2020 – Rhett Mandel, age 39, was killed in a fatal motorcycle accident on Saturday morning. Moreover, he died in an accident on Jamboree Road and the 405 Freeway. 
Reports started coming into the Irvine Police Department around 8:00 A.M. Reports, that a crash between a motorcycle and a semi-truck hauling a trailer occurred.  

Furthermore, it happened on Jamboree Road and the southbound San Diego (405) Freeway off-ramp. 
Additionally, Sgt. Karie Davies said that emergency workers had taken Rhett Mandel to Orange County Global Hospital
Sadly, his injuries were too severe, and he ended up succumbing to his injuries. Unfortunately, he passed away. 
Likewise, the driver of the semi-truck stayed at the scene and cooperated with the authorities. 

Later, after an investigation, police do not believe that drugs or alcohol played a role in the crash.  

However, they encourage anyone who has any further details about this accident to please get in touch with Irvine police Detective Christopher Ostrowski at 949-724-7047. 

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%. 

There is a wealth of factors to keep in mind before getting onto a motorcycle and going for a ride. While it may seem daunting, remembering all these safety tips could save your life when it comes right down to it.  

Despite your experience on a motorcycle, you should always practice safety and responsibility when riding on a motorcycle. Here are 5 tips designed to help you stay safe on the road! 

 Be Aware of Your Surroundings 

Statistically, one in every two motorcycle accidents involves another motor vehicle. 

As stated by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, in 2013, 51% of fatal motorcycle accidents involved another motor vehicle. Also, 47% of those accidents were front facing collisions. 

Not only that, another 22% of fatal motorcycle accidents that same year included fixed objects. Moreover, some examples of fixed objects are light poles or highway medians. 

Among the fatal motorcycle accident situations that involve another motor vehicle – 42% of them because of other vehicles turning left. Subsequently, this could cause a collision with the driver of the motorcycle. 


To the family and friends of Rhett Mandel, we cannot begin to imagine what you are going through, and our sincerest condolences go out to you. 

Salkow Law are true advocates that will work with you directly to achieve justice. Insurance companies want to pay as little compensation as they can. They will even try to make your case go away completely. We will fight for you so that does not happen.

Unlike, the law firms you see plastered on billboards and buses, at Salkow Law you will receive a level of personal service long forgotten at the ‘big’ firms. With us you will not be a faceless, nameless case file. We’ll answer any questions you have and make sure you have a full understanding of how the process works.

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. 

Call us for a free consultation at (310) 914 – 8484

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