Motorcyclist Seriously Injured in Davis Accident on Eastbound 80 Freeway Tuesday
DAVIS (September 4, 2018) – A motorcyclist was seriously injured after a traffic collision on the 80 Freeway on Tuesday afternoon, according to a California Highway Patrol dispatch.
The accident was reported shortly after 4:30 p.m.
CHP received a call about a 2003 silver and black Suzuki motorcycle and a vehicle collided for an unknown reason on the eastbound 80 Freeway near Richards Boulevard on-ramp.
Motorcycle Accident on 80 Freeway Near Richards Boulevard On-Ramp
Fire department officials along with the paramedics responded to the scene and found the rider down in the traffic lanes of the freeway. The patient was then transported to the hospital to be treated for major injuries.
The name and condition of the victim at this time remained unknown. Meanwhile a SigAlert was issued, blocking the Nos 1, 2 and 3 lanes of the eastbound 80 freeway, east of Old Davis Road.
The roadway was reopened just before 5:20 p.m. Authorities are still investigating what exactly caused the incident.
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A forensic examination of both the Suzuki motorcycle and the vehicle, 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.
A victim of a traffic collision has the right to pursue a personal injury lawsuit against the negligent individual, seeking a compensation for all the hospital bills, future medical expenses, lost wages, and pain and suffering.
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