“Motorcycle vs. Car Crash”
LAKE ELSINORE, CALIFORNIA (July 23, 2017) – 43-year-old William Bradehoft of Riverside was involved in a vehicle collision on Grand Avenue across the American Legion Post in Lakeland Village near Lake Elsinore Sunday evening, according the California Highway Patrol. (map)
The collision occurred at approximately 9:20 a.m. Bradehoft was riding a 2005 Triumph motorcycle travelling southbound at a high rate of speed when the driver of a 2006 Mercedes-Benz, later identified as 64-year-old Wayne Campbell, pulled out of the American Legion parking structure making a left turn onto Grand Avenue. The motorcycle was unable to reduce speed and collided into the front driver side door of the Mercedes-Benz, according to CHP.
Both the Mercedes and the motorcycle caught fire. The Mercedes-Benz continued to travel and hit a fence across from the American Legion post.
Both Bradehoft and Campbell were pronounced dead at the scene, according to the a CHP and Riverside County Coroner’s Office press release.
“Sadly, there are no words that can comfort all family members and friends of Mr. William Bradehoft as they cope with such tragic loss,” said the attorneys from Lexton Law Firm. “Our thoughts and prayers are with all parties affected in this tragedy as they try to piece together what happened.”