Motorcyclist Badly Injured in Crash on Highway 299 Near Highway 101
DATE OF COLLISION: Sunday, September 23rd
September 28, 2018 – A motorcycle and another vehicle collided near the interchange connecting Highway 101 and Highway 299, according to the California Highway Patrol group.
The accident happened on September 23, Sunday, at 12:06 p.m.
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CHP reports indicated the crash involved a gray Honda motorcycle, and a white Subaru SUV. As per the log, the unidentified man riding the motorcycle suffered major injuries as a result of the collision. At this time, the identity of the patient and their conditions remained unclear.
No immediate information was disclosed on the driver of the Subaru involved.
The detectives handling the case continue to work to determine exactly what caused the accident.
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California Highway Patrol will carry out a forensic examination of the motorcycle and the other vehicle involved, as well as photos that were taken of the scene, will help investigators draw up a firm conclusion for what happened. Authorities will thoroughly look into how fast each driver was going, whether or not alcohol or drugs were involved, whether or not there were any mechanical issues with either vehicle, whether or not one of the drivers ran a red light or simply did not yield to the right of way motorist. The investigation will also consist of looking at measurements of evidence left by the vehicles such as point of impact, final resting positions of each vehicle, skid marks, and gouge marks.
In such cases where negligence or wrongdoing may have been a factor, the victim will be granted the right to file a personal injury lawsuit against the driver who caused the collision. Personal injury victims have the right to seek compensation for damages including medical expenses and hospital bills, pain and suffering, lost future income due to work absence from injury.
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