Robert Hinrichs Killed In Crash

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[Fresno, CA] – Robert Hinrichs Dies in Motorcycle Crash on Blackstone Near Bullard

Motorcycle Crash Near Blackstone and Bullard Kills Robert Hinrichs and Injuring One Other 

October 29, 2020 – Robert Hinrichs, age 61, of Fresno died. Furthermore, it was in a single-vehicle motorcycle crash. Also, it happened on Blackstone near Bullard. 
The tragic incident took place on Tuesday evening on October 27 at about 6:45 p.m. Additionally, the Fresno County Coroner’s Office confirmed one man was found dead. 
According to the police report, Mr. Hinrichs was driving a motorcycle with a female passenger. Moreover, they were heading south on Blackstone near Bullard. Then, the investigation showed that the crash occurred after the vehicle hit a curb. 

Due to the curb, Mr. Hinrichs then lost control of his motorcycle and crashed into a tree. 
As a result, the female passenger sustained minor injuries and was transported to the hospital. Subsequently, there have been no updates about her current condition yet. 

Motorcycle accidents are extremely dangerous, and sometimes difficult to avoid. A fantastic way to remain safe while using a motorcycle is to be aware of how to avoid a motorcycle accident. Likewise, there are many ways in which to do so, and we have summarized 5 tips to help you avoid having a motorcycle accident

Safety Tips to Avoid a Motorcycle Accident 

1) Pay attention to what is around you 

While it may sound obvious, one common reason for motorcycle accidents involves moments when riders are not paying full attention. It is the same with motor vehicle operators and is due to one primary thing: habitual behavior.  

Regardless of how long you have been riding a motorcycle, it is important to remember that you are using a heavy piece of machinery and will be around other people doing the same. Be aware of everything around you including other drivers, road conditions, hazards in the road, and other factors that could negatively affect your driving experience. 

2) Do not Drink and Drive 

The NHTSA reports that around 50% of all fatal motorcycle crashes that happen across the United States involve alcohol. That number is staggering. Obviously, the only way to prevent drinking and driving is to abstain from drinking to begin with. 

3) Wear a Helmet 

One of the most important things to remember is to wear your helmet every time you sit on your bike. Furthermore, it does not matter if you are taking a ride down the street or across the city, wearing a helmet could be the one thing that will save your life in an accident.  

Additionally, it is important to have an added helmet with your motorcycle for passengers. Used helmets have the potential of being damaged. Also, they may not meet the latest safety standards so they should be avoided. 

4) Prevent Common Mistakes 

Paying attention to your surroundings will help you avoid common mistakes. Furthermore, common mistakes can include but are not limited to: 

  • hitting gravel around a corner 
  • entering a corner at too high of a speed 
  • another motor vehicle changes lanes on top of you 
  • getting rear ended by another motor vehicle 
  • and getting hit by an opening car door 

It is a rule of thumb that the best way to avoid common mistakes is to be aware of them. Furthermore, as a motorcycle rider, it is up to you to develop a sort of sixth sense to vehicles around you.  

Possibly, use that sixth sense to remain aware of conditions that could be bad for you and or other drivers. 

5) Follow the Speed Limit 

Many motorcycle accidents ending in fatalities. Moreover, this is due to speeding. Also, this is a common accident when motorcyclists try to make sharp turns thereby losing control of their bikes.  

It is important to follow the posted speed limit signs set on highways, back roads, and residential areas. Subsequently, this will help to keep you safe and prevent you from being unable to properly turn.  

Also, it will help to keep you from running into a pedestrian or vehicle and keeping you from hydroplaning. Finally, following the set speed limits on the roads you are driving will also help you avoid getting a speeding ticket. 

There is a plethora 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. 

For added safety tips that can help you to avoid an accident, you can visit the National Highway Transportation Safety Association’s website here.  

You can also visit the Motorcycle Safety Foundation mentioned earlier, or the National Motorcycle Safety Fund here

To the family and friends of Robert Hinrichs, 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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