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Motorcyclist Killed After Plummeting Onto Highway 101 From 85 Overpass In Mountain View

September 4th, 2021

MOUNTAIN VIEW (CBS SF) — A motorcyclist was killed in a horrific crash on an overpass above U.S. Highway 101 in Mountain View early Saturday morning.

A California Highway Patrol spokesman said the crash happened at 2 a.m. at the 101/Highway 85 juncture.

Initial reports to dispatchers indicated a pedestrian in the roadway of southbound 101 at Highway 85. The pedestrian was wearing a helmet but there were no motorcycles seen in the immediate area.

Officers arrived and found the person who was dead at the scene, and well as a red Kawasaki motorcycle at the bottom of the northbound 85 flyover to northbound 101.

The investigation determined that the motorcyclist was heading on the northbound 85 ramp to northbound 101 and for some reason lost control and collided with the concrete barrier, the CHP said. The collision ejected the motorcyclist who plummeted to southbound Highway 101 directly below the 85 flyover, landing in the No. 1 lane.

Three lanes of southbound 101 were blocked during the investigation for about two hours. The crash remained under investigation and it was not known if alcohol and/or drugs were a factor.

Any witnesses were encouraged to contact Officer Iribe Lopez at the Redwood City CHP office, (650) 369-6261

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Millions Recovered for Auto Accident Victims

Drake Law Firm is an award-winning law firm that focuses exclusively on personal injury law. 

Backed by a team of attorneys, paralegals, and support staff with over 100 years of combined experience, we have excelled in fighting for auto accident victims, and have recovered more than $150 million in compensation for our clients.

Drake Law Firm: Provide Auto Accident Results

Founded by Attorney Benjamin Drake, Drake Law Firm has secured notable verdicts and settlements in motor vehicle accident cases across the state of California. 

Our recent auto accident results:

  • $2.5 million: driver T-boned in an intersection accident
  • $735,000 recovery: motorist side swiped by negligent driver
  • $1 million: victim of rear-end accident
  • $2.65 million: pedestrian hit by vehicle
  • $1.23 million: motorcycle rider struck by vehicle

We fight for the maximum compensation possible. To discuss your potential auto accident lawsuit and how much it may be worth, contact us to speak with a personal injury lawyer.

We Handle All Types of Auto Accidents

Drake Law Firm represents victims who suffer losses in all types of motor vehicle accidents. Whatever your accident may involve, Drake Law Firm has the experience you need. We can help with:

  • Drunk driving accidents
  • Ride-share accidents (Uber / Lyft)
  • Crashes caused by negligent or distracted drivers
  • Multi-vehicle accidents, rear-end collisions, and intersection accidents
  • Pedestrian, bicyclist, and motorcycle wrecks
  • Uninsured and underinsured motorist (UM / UIM) claims
  • Passenger injuries, including public transit and bus accidents
  • Auto defects and product liability claims
  • Construction or worksite auto accidents
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