Sacramento, CA – Shanel Allyn Griffin Killed in Motorcycle Crash on I-80
Sacramento, CA (June 23, 2020) – A motorcycle accident early Sunday morning claimed one woman’s life in the Sacramento area. Just after 12:20 a.m., on June 21, authorities were called to the scene of a motor vehicle accident on Interstate 80.
Reports from the California Highway Patrol show that 39-year-old Shanel Allyn Griffin was traveling along the westbound side of Interstate 80 on a motorcycle when she was struck by another vehicle near Greenback Lane.
Griffin sustained critical injuries in the accident. She was rushed to Mercy San Juan Medical Center where she later passed away from her injuries. The highway remained closed for several hours as police investigated the cause of the crash. At this time, the investigation is ongoing.
We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of Shanel Allyn Griffin at this time.
Fatal Motorcycle Accidents in California
Over 5,000 people lose their lives in motorcycle accidents throughout the United States each year. Roughly 12% of motorcyclists killed in these accidents are involved in fatal collisions in the state of California. Although we encourage drivers to remain alert while sharing roads with motorcyclists, we continue to see a substantial number of collisions resulting from the negligent and reckless actions of others. When victims lose their lives in motorcycle accidents, it is crucial that their families reach out to a wrongful death attorney in California to ensure their legal rights are protected.
The Law Offices of William E. Weiss nearly 40-years of experience helping families to protect their legal rights after losing loved ones in accidents caused by the negligence of other drivers. For over three decades, California motorcycle accident attorney Weiss has helped thousands of families hold wrongdoers accountable after the unexpected loss of loved ones in collisions. Contact Attorney Weiss directly by calling (415) 235-7060 to schedule a free case evaluation with an aggressive personal injury attorney in California to explore legal options available for you.
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