Motorcyclist Injured in Eureka Crash on Ridgewood Drive
EUREKA (October 31, 2018) – A motorcyclist was hospitalized after a traffic collision along Ridgewood Drive Friday last week, October 26, according to California Highway Patrol dispatch team.
The accident took place shortly after 4 p.m. at 1155 Ridgewood Drive.
CHP first logged the incident when a motorcycle and a vehicle collided for an unknown reason on Ridgewood Drive.
Motorcycle and Car Crash in Eureka, Oct 26
Fire department officials along with the paramedics responded to the scene and attended to the rider who reportedly sustained minor hand injury as a result of the crash.
The motorcyclist was then transported to the hospital for further medical aid and evaluation. The name of the patient was not released.
Meanwhile, it was not specified whether or not the driver of the car involved stopped after the wreck. Authorities are still investigating the cause of 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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