Motorcyclist Injured in Corte Madera Motorcycle Accident Crash on Highway 101 Thursday
CORTE MADERA, Marin County (September 6, 2018) – A motorcyclist was hospitalized after a traffic collision along Highway 101 on Thursday afternoon, according to California Highway Patrol dispatch team.
The accident was reported at approximately 3 p.m., just south of Paradise Drive.
CHP first logged the incident when a motorcyclist was struck by a vehicle on northbound Highway 101 near Tamalpais Drive off-ramp. The car involved was described as silver Toyota Tacoma pickup truck.
Motorcycle Crash on Highway 101 Near Tamalpais Drive
Fire department officials along with the paramedics responded to the scene and found the rider in the center divider. The patient sustained minor injuries to their right knee as a result of the wreck.
It was not specified in the dispatch whether or not the victim was treated at the crash site or was taken to the hospital for further aid.
Meanwhile, the Nos 1 and 2 lanes were briefly blocked following the collision. All lanes were reopened shortly before 3:50 p.m.
Authorities are still investigating the cause of the incident.
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A forensic examination of both the motorcycle and the Toyota Tacoma, as well as photos that were taken of the scene, will help investigators determine which party ultimately caused the accident. 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 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.
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