Motorcyclist Injured in Diamond Springs Crash at Patterson and Orion
DIAMOND SPRINGS, El Dorado County (October 2, 2018) – A traffic collision occurred in the area of Patterson and Orion drives on Sunday afternoon, according to California Highway Patrol dispatch team.
The accident was reported on September 30 at approximately 5:20 p.m.
CHP first logged the incident when a motorcycle and a pickup truck collided for an unknown reason at the intersection of Patterson and Orion drives.
Paramedics responded to the scene and attended to the motorcyclist who reportedly suffered minor injuries as a result of the wreck. The name of the rider was not released.
It was not specified in the dispatch whether the patient was treated at the crash site or was hospitalized for further aid.
Authorities are still investigating what exactly prompted the collision.
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A forensic examination of both the motorcycle and the vehicle, as well as photos that were taken of the scene, will help investigators determine the cause of the crash. 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 motorcycle accident may have the right to pursue a personal injury lawsuit, seeking a compensation for all the hospital bills, future medical expenses, lost wages, and pain and suffering.
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