Motorcyclist Killed, 2 Injured in West Hills Accident on Roscoe Boulevard and Fallbrook Avenue
West Hills, California (January 20, 2022) – A motorcyclist who was speeding on an allegedly stolen motorcycle died after colliding with a car Thursday afternoon in West Hills, police said.
The crash also left two other people injured.
Los Angeles police were following the stolen motorcycle when it crashed into a sedan just after 1 p.m. at Roscoe Boulevard and Fallbrook Avenue. The motorcycle was at speeds of at least 100 mph. Police said they were not in a chase.
The rider died at the crash scene. Two other persons sustained unspecified injuries.
No other details were given, but an investigation is ongoing.
Motorcycle Accidents in Los Angeles
California today has more registered motorcycles on the road than ever before. Consequently, motorcycle accidents that result in injuries or death have been on the rise in California cities.
Causes of Motorcycle Accidents
The most common causes of motorcycle accidents include:
Cars making left turns
- Motorcyclists splitting lanes
- Road hazards
- Unsafe speeding
- Driving under the Influence
No matter how careful a motorcyclist may be, other road users may expose them to danger through reckless driving.
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