Motorcyclist Pinned Under Truck After Crash on 15 Freeway at Limonite Avenue
EASTVALE (August 10, 2018) – A motorcyclist was injured in a traffic collision on the Interstate 15 Freeway at Limonite Avenue Friday afternoon, according to the Riverside County Fire Department.
At 3:02 p.m., a motorcycle and a semi truck collided for unknown reasons on the southbound side of the interstate in Eastvale. First responders reportedly found one person trapped under the truck following the crash.
1 Injured in Motorcycle VS Truck Accident Friday in Eastvale
Firefighters immediately extricated the victim, whose name have not been disclosed thus far. The injured party was then transported by a ground ambulance to an area hospital for treatment of what appeared to be moderate injuries.
Meanwhile, no information has been yet disclosed on the identity and whereabouts of the truck operator involved.
The detectives handling the case continue to work to determine exactly what happened here and why.
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A forensic examination of the motorcycle and the semi truck involved, as well as photos that were taken of the scene, will be made to help investigators determine the liability in the accident. Other potential factors will be looked into as well including whether or not a driver was under the influence at the time of the accident, whether or not a motorist was distracted, operating the vehicle recklessly, or traveling over the speed limit prior to impact. Each of these factors plus several others will be assessed allowing police officials to draw up a final conclusion.
Pending results of the investigation, the victim may have the right to a personal injury claim. Victims in similar cases are potentially be entitled to seek compensation for damages including hospital bills, future medical expenses, and pain and suffering.
If you, or your loved one, have been involved in a similar accident and you are unsure of what steps to take, we encourage you to contact Johnson Attorneys Group at 855-703-4186. Give us a call and speak with one of our experienced Riverside County personal injury lawyers. We will provide you with a free case evaluation and help you take the right steps following a traumatic incident.