Motorcyclist Badly Injured in Collision With Vehicle
DATE OF COLLISION: Sunday, November 4th
November 5, 2018- According to Action News Now, a motorcyclist suffered major injuries following a collision Sunday evening.
The incident occurred at precisely 5:55 p.m. at Eatcon Road and Morseman Avenue.
According to the report, the motorcyclist was struck by the driver upon entering the intersection causing major injuries to the rider who remains in critical condition as of Monday morning.
Meanwhile, there was no information or details provided on the involved motorist whose condition is unclear at this time.
Following the crash, the intersection was shut down for nearly six hours while Chico police officials spoke to witnesses and gathered evidence to help determine what happened and why.
*The staff members of Johnson Attorneys Group thoughts and prayers are with the victim injured as he starts his recovery from the injuries suffered in this incident.
Chico Motorcycle Accident Attorney
The Chico Police Department will carry out a forensic examination of both the vehicle and the motorcycle, as well as photos that were taken of the scene, will help investigators determine what exactly happened. Authorities will thoroughly look into how fast both parties were going,, whether or not alcohol or drugs were involved, whether or not there were any mechanical issues with either vehicle. The investigation will also consist of looking at measurements of evidence left by the bike such as point of impact, final resting position, skid marks, and gouge marks.
In such cases where negligence or wrongdoing may have been a factor, the motorcyclist may be granted the right to file a personal injury lawsuit against the other involved motorist pending the results of the investigation. Personal injury victims who are not held at fault have the right to seek compensation for damages including medical expenses and hospital bills, pain and suffering, lost future income and loss future income due to work absence from injury.
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