Motorcyclist Seriously Injured in Desert Hot Springs Crash on Dillon Road Wednesday
DESERT HOT SPRINGS (September 5, 2018) – A motorcyclist was seriously injured after a traffic collision along Dillon Road on Wednesday morning, according to KESQ News.
The accident was reported at about 7:46 a.m. in the 72000 block of Dillon Road, near Vee Bee Road.
As per the article, Riverside County Fire Department and California Highway Patrol officers said for an unknown reason a motorcycle and a vehicle collided on Dillon Road.
The rider was pinned underneath the car as a result of the crash.
Motorcycle Crash on Dillon Road Near Vee Bee Road
Firefighters along with the paramedics responded to the scene and extricated the victim from beneath the vehicle. The patient was then transported by ground ambulance to an area hospital to be treated for major injuries.
The name and condition of the victim at this time remained unknown. Meanwhile, westbound Dillon Road was forced to shut down for about two hours following the wreck.
Authorities are still investigating what exactly caused the incident.
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A forensic examination of the motorcycle and the vehicle, as well as photos that were taken of the scene, will help investigators determine which party ultimately caused the incident. 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.
Pending the results and findings of the investigation, the injured and held not liable for the crash may have the right to pursue a personal injury lawsuit against the negligent individual. A victim of a traffic collision is entitled to a compensation for all the hospital bills, future medical expenses, lost wages, and pain and suffering.
If you, or your loved one, have been hurt in an auto accident and you are unsure of what steps to take, we encourage you to call Johnson Attorneys Group today and speak with our experienced Riverside County personal injury lawyer to help you. We will answer all your questions and guide you every step of the way. Contact us for a free case consultation at 855-703-4186.
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