Dustin Tinoco ID’d as Motorcyclist Killed in Crash at Beach Boulevard and Sheffield Drive in La Habra
La Habra, California (August 4, 2021) – Authorities have identified the motorcyclist who died Monday afternoon following a collision with a car in La Habra as Dustin Tinoco, 21, of Whittier.
The deadly crash occurred just after 4:40 p.m. Monday, August 2, at the intersection of Beach Boulevard and Sheffield Drive.
Police said Tinoco was riding his motorcycle in the area when, for unknown reasons, he collided with a car at the intersection.
Debris from the crash hit a nearby pedestrian.
Man Killed in Motorcycle Accident in La Habra Identified
Firefighters along with the paramedics responded to the scene and provided medical aid to Tinoco. He was then transported to a local hospital, where he later succumbed to his injuries.
The pedestrian was not seriously injured in the crash, while the car driver did not suffer any injuries.
Police temporarily closed Southbound Beach Boulevard at Lambert Road while the investigation took place.
The crash remains under investigation.
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.
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