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25-Year-Old Rider Fatally Struck in Motorcycle Accident near Cherry Avenue

LONG BEACH, CA (June 8, 2021) – 25-year-old Hugo Martinez died Friday morning, after a motorcycle accident on 91 Freeway in Long Beach.

The incident happened around 9:10 a.m., on June 4. Dispatchers arrived on eastbound 91 Freeway near the Cherry Avenue off-ramp.

According to CHP, Martinez was riding a 2007 Kawasaki when he was ejected onto the roadway and rolled into the number three lane. Although, the events leading up remain unclear.

There, he was struck by a 2011 Freightliner big-rig. Medics arrived and pronounced the motorcyclist dead on scene. Meanwhile, the big rig driver was unharmed.

Officials ask anyone with additional information contact their offices as soon as possible.

At this time, an investigation is active. However, more information will be released soon.


The attorneys at Sweet James would like to extend their heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of Hugo Martinez. May you find comfort and strength during this difficult time.


The physical, emotional, and financial aspects of an accident can be a lot to handle. If you have lost a loved one in a similar motorcycle accident, don’t hesitate to reach out to the experienced attorneys at Sweet James. With over 20 years in the legal field, they know what it takes to ensure your legal rights are protected. Call their offices today at (800) 674 7852 for a free consultation at a location nearest you. For your convenience, they can also be contacted 24/7 by email, online chat, and text message. They are here to help you and your family during this difficult time.

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