At Least 1 Injured in Car and Motorcycle Crash on Highway 14
LOCATION: Contra Costa
DATE OF COLLISION: Tuesday, November 13th
November 14, 2018 – A traffic collision involving a motorcycle occurred on eastbound Highway 14 at Pleasant Hill Road off-ramp Tuesday evening.
According to the California Highway Patrol group, a motorcycle and a car got tangled up on the highway at about 5:58 p.m.
First responders reportedly found the motorcyclist downed on the roadway. The CHP said the collision resulted in minor injuries, but the names of the victims have not been disclosed thus far.
At this time, the investigators handling the case continue to work to determine exactly what led to the crash.
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California Highway Patrol will carry out a forensic examination of both 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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