Motorcyclist Possibly Hurt in Bay Point Crash on Highway 4 Wednesday
BAY POINT (October 24, 2018) – A traffic collision involving a motorcycle occurred along Highway 4 on Wednesday afternoon, according to California Highway Patrol dispatch team.
The accident was reported at around 7:56 a.m.
CHP received a call about a motorcycle and a vehicle which collided for an unknown reason on westbound Highway 4 near the Bailey Road off-ramp.
Motorcycle and Car Crash on Highway 4, Oct 24
Both the car and the bike involved ended up in the center divided as a result of the crash.
Fire department officials along with the paramedics responded to the scene and found the rider lying in the No. 1 lane following the wreck. The name and condition of the motorcyclist at this time remained unknown.
Meanwhile, it was not specified in the report whether or not the driver stopped after colliding with the motorcycle operator. Authorities are gathering more information and evidence to determine the cause of the incident.
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A forensic examination of both the motorcycle and the vehicle, 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 bike or the vehicle, 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.
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