Motorcyclist Fatally Struck in Deadly Collision near 14 Freeway

SANTA CLARITA, CA (May 24, 2022)  22-year-old Miguel Rivara was killed in a motorcycle accident on 5 Freeway, early Saturday morning.

The crash occurred around 5:13 a.m., on the southbound lanes of the freeway near the 14 Freeway on May 21st.

For reasons unknown, Rivara’s motorcycle crashed into a big-rig in the area. Responding officials declared the motorcyclist dead at the scene due to the severity of his injuries.

Meanwhile, officials have no information about the condition of the semi-truck driver or their identity at this time.

Moreover, both directions of the roadway were temporarily closed to allow for cleanup and preliminary duties.

At this time, authorities ask those with further information to contact their offices as soon as possible. However, the fatal accident remains under active investigation.

The entire team at Sweet James would like to extend their sincere condolences to the loved ones of Miguel Rivara. 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 their office 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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