Motorcyclist Injured in Antelope Accident at Black Eagle and Ridge Rim
ANTELOPE (December 29, 2018) – A motorcyclist was hospitalized after a traffic collision in the area of Black Eagle Drive and Ridge Rim Court Saturday, according to California Highway Patrol dispatch team.
The accident took place at about 10:49 a.m. near Lone Oak Park.
CHP first logged the incident when a motorcycle and a red colored sedan collided for an unknown reason at the intersection of Black Eagle Drive and Ridge Rim Court.
Fire department officials along with the paramedics responded to the scene and attended to the rider who suffered lower leg injuries as a result of the crash.
Motorcycle Accident in Sacramento County’s Antelope
The victim, a 40-year-old man, was transported to Mercy San Juan Medical Center for further medical aid and evaluation. His name and condition at this time remained unknown.
Meanwhile, officers did not mention whether or not the driver of the car involved stopped after the wreck and cooperated with the investigation.
Authorities are still gathering more information and evidence to determine what exactly caused the collision.
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A forensic examination of both the motorcycle and the sedan, as well as photos that were taken of the scene, will help investigators determine the cause of the crash. Authorities will thoroughly look into how fast each driver was going, whether or not alcohol or drugs played a role, whether or not there were any mechanical issues with either the sports bike or the car, and whether or not one of the drivers involved was distracted or did not yield to the right of way motorist. The investigation will also consist of looking at measurements of evidence left by the motorcycle or the vehicle such as point of impact, their final resting positions, skid marks, and gouge marks.
A victim of a motorcycle accident may have the right to pursue a personal injury lawsuit, seeking a compensation for all the hospital bills, future medical expenses, lost wages, and pain and suffering.
If you have been hurt in an auto collision, contact our experienced personal injury lawyer at 855-703-4186 for a free case consultation.
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