1 Killed, 1 Injured in Empire Motorcycle Accident at South Santa Fe and South Avenues

Empire Motorcycle Accident
Empire, CA: Fatal Motorcycle Crash at South Santa Fe and South Avenues

Empire, California (August 4, 2021) – One person was killed and another was hospitalized Tuesday night following a traffic accident involving a motorcycle and a car in Empire, a local news source reported.

The deadly collision occurred just before 10:30 p.m. Tuesday, August 3, at the intersection of South Santa Fe and South Avenues.

As per the report, a small gray car collided with a street motorbike under unclear circumstances at the intersection.

Deadly Motorcycle Accident in Empire

Despite life-saving measures performed by medical personnel, one person was declared dead at the scene. The name of the victim has not been disclosed pending notification of next of kin.

The second person was taken to a hospital in unknown condition.

The intersection of South Santa Fe and South Avenues was temporarily blocked during the investigation.

No other details regarding the crash were immediately available.

Motorcycle Accident

The safe riding of a motorcycle can help reduce the number of motorcycle accidents that happen every day. Motorcyclists should be aware of the safety challenges that riders face while on California roadways and know how to respond to them. Such challenges include; Risky motorcycle riding practices like weaving at unsafe speeds, downshifting, reduced visibility by other road users, size of the motorcycle compared to other vehicles, among others.

Tips for Safe Riding of Motorcycles

  • Ensure you are properly licensed before riding a motorcycle.
  • Practice how to operate a motorcycle properly.
  • Wear the proper protection.
  • Ride responsibly.