DESERT CENTER, California (April 4, 2014) – A motorcyclist was injured Friday morning in a collision with another driver on the eastbound interstate 10 Freeway between Eagle Mountain and Desert Center Rice roads, according to a dispatch by the California Highway Patrol.
About 8:03 a.m., CHP officers reported the collision and witnesses told them that at least one of the drivers was reckless driving prior to the accident, the report said.
Police temporarily closed down the roadway to permit the landing of a Medevac air ambulance to take the injured motorcycle rider to a nearby hospital for treatment of undisclosed injuries sustained in the crash.
Desert Center is located in Riverside County between the cities of Indio and Blythe.
“Traveling our busy Southern California freeways on a motorcycle is always a risky endeavor with so many motorists,” said Attorney James Johnson. “Police will investigate this Riverside Motorcycle Accident to determine liability. Hopefully this rider has a full recovery.”
Riverside County Motorcycle Accident Statistics
There were 18 motorcyclists killed and 532 injured in Riverside County in 2011, according to the most recent statistics compiled by the California Highway Patrol’s Statewide Integrated Traffic Report. Additionally, there were a total of 186 deaths and 7,262 injuries reported from all traffic accidents in Riverside County, the report said.
Riverside Motorcycle Accident Attorney
Indeed, if you are hurt in a motorcycle accident it’s important to take immediate steps to obtain medical attention by competent doctors and specialists. Also, to ensure you are properly compensated, hire a local personal injury attorney to help you get the care you need without the hassle of fighting the insurance company to pay for it.
Studies have shown that people who are represented by an attorney, typically obtain 3.5 times more compensation than those who negotiate directly with an insurance adjuster.
Find out more about pursing a legal claim by contacting Johnson Attorneys Group at (800) 216-3668.
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