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Richard Tafolla Collides with Motorcyclist on Los Berros Road near Stanton Street, Motorcyclist is Killed

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ARROYO GRANDE: Motorcyclist Killed in Accident on Los Berros Road near Stanton Street

ARROYO GRANDE, California- A man, 27, from Santa Maria, died on Christmas day after a motorcycle crash with another motorcyclist, Richard Tafolla. The crash occurred on Los Berros Road near Stanton Street.

At approximately 3:45 p.m., a group of motorcyclists were traveling westbound on Los Berros Street. The riders were traveling at around 55 mph when the 27-year-old male victim rammed his 2015 Kawasaki bike into the motorcycle of Richard Tafolla, 27.

The impact of the crash caused the riders to lose control and Tafolla was ejected off his 2004 Yamaha bike and onto the road. The second victim was thrown off his bike and into a metal fence post. Despite efforts by Cal Fire personnel, the Kawasaki motorcyclist sustained fatal injuries to the head and chest and was pronounced dead at the scene. Tafolla suffered a minor leg injury.

In a report by the CHP, both motorcyclists were wearing their helmets. an investigation is underway, as the cause of the collision still remains murky. it is unknown if alcohol or drugs played a role in the crash.


We from Lexton Law Firm extend our sincerest, most heart-felt condolences to the friends and families affected by this tragic loss.

Injured parties and families of deceased victims are encouraged to contact an experienced and professional personal injury attorney. At Lexton Law Firm, we have your best interest in mind and will fight hard for you to obtain the compensations you deserve. We have offices in Arroyo Grande and throughout California. Call for a free consultation with an experienced personal injury today; there is no obligation! Call us today at (877)557-4239.

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