Minor Injury Crash at Hale and Miramonte Avenues
LOCATION: Coyote, Santa Clara County
DATE OF COLLISION: Tuesday, September 25th
September 25, 2018 – The California Highway Patrol reported an injury traffic collision Tuesday evening in the area of Hale and Miramonte avenues.
At 6:18 p.m., the CHP logged an accident involving a motorcycle. For reasons still under investigation, the rider reportedly swerved off the roadway to avoid hitting another vehicle.
The incident resulted in minor injuries to at least one person. The identity of the victim has not been disclosed thus far.
Meanwhile, no immediate information was released on the name of the other motorist involved and their whereabouts following the crash.
The investigators handling the case continue to work to determine exactly what happened here and why.
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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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