Oxnard, CA (June 24, 2020) – A woman was killed in a motorcycle accident with another vehicle that also left a child injured on Monday night, June 22nd. The fatal crash took place on East Pleasant Valley Road, in the vicinity of Laguna Road at around 9:15 p.m.
According to police officials in Oxnard, 55-year-old Elva Andrade was operating a Yamaha Scooter when she collided with an Acura sedan. The impact of the crash caused both Andrade and her 7-year-old passenger to be ejected from the vehicle.
Emergency responders arrived at the scene where Andrade was pronounced deceased and the child was transported to Ventura County Medical Center. The child suffered major injuries in the collision.
The driver of the Acura, identified as 21-year-old Jacob A. Caliboso, of Oxnard, was arrested on suspicion of DUI and gross vehicular manslaughter. The investigation is ongoing.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of Elva Andrade at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.
Fatal Motorcycle Accidents in California
In 2016, fatal motorcycle accidents in California accounted for at least 15.1% of all vehicle-related fatalities throughout the year. Cyclists are at a high risk of suffering severe injuries in a collision due to their vulnerability, especially when a distracted, intoxicated, or otherwise negligent driver is involved.
Suffering an unexpected injury or loss of a loved one can be an extremely devastating and overwhelming time. Our compassionate California motorcycle accident attorneys at AgnewBrusavich have devoted their lives to helping those who have been unjustly affected by the actions of reckless drivers. We are highly familiar with the immeasurable pain and difficulties that follow a serious crash, and we are prepared to go to work fighting for the justice and compensation you deserve. If you lost a family member or suffered injuries because of a negligent party, contact our California accident attorneys at (310) 928-9081 today.
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