Motorcycle Rider Killed in Two-Vehicle Crash on Juniper Flats

RIVERSIDE, CA (May 31, 2022) – A motorcycle collision on Juniper Flats claimed the life of 56-year-old John Batson on Wednesday.

The crash took place along Juniper Flats and Watson roads around 5:13 p.m., per initial reports.

According to the CHP, a motorcycle and a vehicle collided for reasons still unknown.

Emergency crews arrived and declared the rider, Batson, dead at the scene due to the injuries sustained from the collision. Furthermore, the involved driver did not sustain any injuries and remained on the scene to cooperate with law enforcement.

Meanwhile, officials have not released any information about the identity of the vehicle driver. However, authorities continue to investigate the fatal crash.

Riverside police will release updates as soon as they become available.

The entire team at Sweet James would like to extend their sincere condolences to the loved ones of John Batson. May you find comfort and strength during this time.

The sudden loss of a loved one after a motorcycle accident is an extremely difficult time for the surviving family. At Sweet James, they are here to provide you with unmatched legal representation during this trying time. Rest assured knowing you will have an enthusiastic attorney on your side. They will fight to hold the responsible party accountable and help you receive compensation to pay for the high costs of the medical, funeral, and legal expenses. Call them today at (800) 975-3435. Need help after hours? Reach out to them by online chat, email, or text message. Moreover, if you are a family member of any of the victims involved in this accident, click here to request a police report.

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