Carlsbad, CA – 19-Year-Old Motorcyclist Killed in Crash on I-5

Carlsbad, CA (September 12, 2019) – Authorities have released the identity of a man who was killed in a motorcycle accident that took place Wednesday morning, September 11th. The accident happened at around 6:45 a.m. on the 5 Freeway, north of Las Flores Drive.

According to police, 19-year-old Ryan Wayne Martin, of Oceanside, California, was riding a motorcycle southbound on Interstate 5 when his bike was struck by a Ford F-150 pickup truck. Emergency responders accompanied police at the scene where they lifted the truck off of Martin. He was tragically pronounced deceased at the scene.

The California Highway Patrol is actively investigating the accident.

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of Ryan Wayne Martin at this time.

Fatal Motorcycle Accidents in California

Over 480 people were killed in California motorcycle accidents in 2013, according to California’s Statewide Integrated Traffic Records System, and hundreds more suffered minor to catastrophic injuries. When a motorcyclist is injured or killed due to the negligent actions of another party, it is important to obtain experienced representation.

Unfortunately, serious and even fatal motorcycle accidents can occur at any time, leaving victims and their loved ones with not only pain and suffering but extremely high expenses as well. While it may be difficult, it is important to understand that you have significant rights at this time.

At The May Firm, our accident attorneys are committed to holding negligent and blatantly criminal drivers accountable for the devastation they cause. If you have been injured in a motorcycle accident because of a reckless, criminal, or otherwise negligent driver, please don’t hesitate to call (844) 629-3476 or contact us online for a free consultation with one of our expert attorneys today.

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