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RANCHO CUCAMONGA, California  – Brandon William O’Harrow, 27, of Rancho Cucamonga was killed Thursday night when the driver of a 2003 Honda reportedly made a U-turn in front of him and the two vehicles crashed, according to a press release issued by the San Bernardino County Sheriff Coroner.

About 6:14 p.m., O’Harrow was driving his 2009 Kawasaki motorcycle in the southbound lanes of Archibald Avenue near Banyan Street when his motorcycle crashed with the other vehicle. O’Harrow was ejected from the bike and he suffered severe injuries. San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department officers who responded to the scene of the crash pronounced him dead at the scene of the motorcycle accident.

The police department’s Major Accident Investigation Team (MAIT) is investigating the crash.

San Bernardino County Motorcycle Accident Statistics

There were two deaths and 16 injuries due to motorcycle crashes in Rancho Cucamonga in 2010, according to statistics compiled by the California Highway Patrol’s Statewide Integrated Traffic System Report. In San Bernardino County, there were 26 motorcyclists killed and 436 riders injured in motorcycle accidents reported in 2010, the report said.

There were 389 fatalities and 10,134 injuries to motorcyclists in California in 2009, according to statistics compiled by the California Highway Patrol’s Statewide Integrated Traffic System Report.

In the United States, motorcyclist injuries made a significant drop, down roughly 9% to 82,000 injuries reported in 2010 compared to 90,000 injuries the year before. Fatal accidents were slightly up, 4,502 deaths were reported in 2010 compared to 4,469 in 2009.

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RANCHO CUCAMONGA: One Injured in Crash on Interstate 15 Freeway

Wednesday, August 1st, 2012

RANCHO CUCAMONGA, California –  At least one person was critically injured Wednesday afternoon in a two-vehicle crash on the Interstate 15 freeway just north of Jurupa, according to a dispatch report by the California Highway Patrol.

A gray sports utility vehicle allegedly struck the center divider and then collided with a car in the No. 1 lane of the freeway about 1:30 p.m. The report indicated that the driver of the gray SUV was still in their vehicle and was unresponsive by the time police arrived on the scene of the car accident.

Paramedics were called to the scene of the crash about 1:38 p.m. and were expected to transport the victim with major injuries to a nearby hospital for treatment.

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Robert Guillen, 68, Killed After SUV Flips in Rancho Cucamonga

Monday, March 19th, 2012

Source: San Bernardino County Coroner press release

RANCHO CUCAMONGA, California — Robert Guillen, 68, of San Bernardino, was killed and his passenger injured early Friday morning in a single-vehicle crash after his SUV veered off the roadway, struck a light pole and flipped over on to its roof on State Route 210 at Amethyst Avenue, according to a San Bernardino County Coroner press release.

According to police, the 1996 GMC Suburban driven by Guillen was traveling westbound on State Route 210 about 5:10 a.m. when for unknown reasons the vehicle drifted slowly to the right, crossed several lanes of traffic and struck a light pole. The impact with the light pole caused the SUV to flip over onto its roof into some ice plants on the shoulder of the road. The unnamed passenger was transported to Arrowhead Regional Medical Center with minor injuries, according to the press release. California Highway Patrol officers are investigating the car accident to determine its cause.

According to the California Statewide Integrated Traffic report there were 7 fatal and 490 injuries reported due to traffic accidents in Rancho Cucamonga during 2009. Additionally, there were 223 people killed and 7,870 others injured in crashes in San Bernardino the same year.

Police investigate every car accident involving a death to determine the cause of a crash, said Attorney West Seegmiller, founder of the Seegmiller Law Firm. The investigation will seek to find out if either driver was under the influence of alcohol, distracted, tired or if there were any circumstances that may have led to the crash that were illegal or reckless.

“Families of victims killed in car accidents not only have to cope with the loss of a loved one, but later their lives may be forever changed due to the loss of income and other costs,” said Seegmiller. “Those sustaining injuries may need ongoing medical care or be permanently disabled due to a crash.”

If you have lost a loved one in a car accident we know that this is a difficult time. We offer our condolences to the family and friends of the victim. For roughly 30 years, the legal experts at Seegmiller Law Firm have represented hundreds of clients who have been involved in traffic accidents.

We know that this is a difficult time for those who have been injured and for the families of those who have been killed. That’s why there is no cost to clients until our experienced team of lawyers and legal professionals have won your case. Finding the best car accident attorney will help you obtain justice for your loved one or provide needed compensation for your injuries, loss of wages and pain and suffering. Indeed, no amount of money will take away the trauma of the accident, but it can help you rebuild your life.

Call us today at 1-855-ASK WEST to speak with our car accident law firm. Seegmiller Law Firm has offices in California including its headquarters in Irvine. We also have offices outside of Orange County to serve you in Los Angeles, San Bernardino, Riverside and in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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