At about 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, March 7th, 30-year-old Brian Liebbe, of Laguna Hills, was killed in a motorcycle accident in Laguna Niguel. The collision between Liebbe and another vehicle occurred near the Avery Parkway intersection, closing both sides of Camino Capistrano that morning. He suffered major trauma and was transported to a local hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries. Authorities are investigating the accident.
“The formal investigation of a fatal accident can take several weeks,” explained a motorcycle accident lawyer in Orange County, “which can be difficult for family members seeking information about what happened to their loved one.”
Laguna Niguel accounted for none of the 17 fatalities and 3 of the 759 injuries suffered by motorcyclists in traffic accidents in Orange County in 2009, according to the California Highway Patrol’s Statewide Integrated Traffic Records System. The California Office of Traffic Safety compares the accident statistics of cities with similar populations, giving those with the poorest records the highest rankings, with 1st place considered the worst. That year, Laguna Niguel ranked 48th out of 103 cities for fatal and injury motorcycle accidents.
All of us at Allen, Flatt, Ballidis, and Leslie would like to offer our condolences to the family of Brian Liebbe, the motorcyclist killed in the accident yesterday.
The Orange County Register originally reported this Laguna Niguel accident.
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