During the weekend, a man lost his life after his motorcycle collided with a vehicle in California’s Pleasant Hills area. The accident report released on Monday, October 19th, disclosed his identity as Brett Curie, 34.
In the report, the Pleasant Hills Police Department said the victim was northbound on Contra Costa Boulevard on Saturday, October 17th, when his motorcycle collided with a vehicle near South Second Avenue. The collision impact threw him from the bike.
The police received a crash report at approximately 4:45 p.m. and responded at the scene to find Currie severely injured. Medics took the man to a hospital where he succumbed to his injuries while undergoing treatment.
The Contra Costa County Coroner’s Office said the victim was a government employee, hence the non-release of his residence. The PHPD Traffic Bureau is heading the investigation into the occurrence, and anyone with relevant information can reach them on the listed line.
Auto-motorcycle collisions are among the leading causes of crash-related deaths in California. With over 800 000 registered motorcycle riders in the state, drivers and motorcyclists must exercise due care when on the road to prevent accidents and fatalities.
Riders of the two-wheeled drive can protect themselves by wearing a safety helmet compliant with the United States Department of Transportation guidelines. It should have face and eye protection and a suitable inlet and outlet for air. Additionally, wear safety apparel, ride without impairment, and obey the road’s rules.
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