John Darke Killed in Motorcycle Accident on 80 Freeway at Carlson Boulevard in Richmond

John Darke Killed in Richmond Motorcycle Accident on 80 Freeway at Carlson Boulevard


Richmond, California (October 7, 2019) – John Darke was identified as the motorcyclist who died in a traffic collision on Sunday morning in Richmond.

The officials said the accident occurred on 80 Freeway at Carlson Boulevard at about 11:39 a.m., October 6.

Darke was riding a motorcycle westbound on 80 Freeway when an SUV traveling the same direction side-swiped him. The impact of the crash caused the motorcycle to veer and strike a Toyota Prius on its left.

The motorcycle also collided with a Nissan Rogue and a Mercedes Benz sedan.

Darke sustained life-threatening injuries and was airlifted to a hospital where he was later pronounced dead.

The crash led to the closure of all westbound lanes of the freeway at Carlson Boulevard.

No further details regarding the incident were provided.

An investigation into the crash is underway.

Wrongful death and personal injury attorney Arin Khodaverdian, President and Managing Partner of Alpine Law Group, urges accidents victims and their families to immediately seek legal assistance. “Those who are affected by tragedy have rights, but they must act quickly in order to preserve those rights to the full extent of the law. Often, swift action by an experienced attorney is imperative in order to preserve evidence, interview witnesses and immediately begin pursuing any and all responsible parties.”

While Mr. Khodaverdian does not represent any of the parties involved in this incident, he has recovered over $100 million for thousands of injury victims and their families. “In one case, we were able to recover a 7-figure settlement within 11 business days of being hired by the family of a victim killed by a negligent driver. While this result is atypical and does not predict future outcomes, justice in this case help bring about closure and a swift sense of justice for the family.”

Mr. Khodaverdian, a contributor to this site, is available for free consultations 24/7 by calling 800-984-4123.