Man Critical After Fresno Accident at Herndon and Polk Avenues
FRESNO (May 22, 2018) – A motorcycle rider was seriously injured in a traffic accident at the intersection of Herndon and Polk avenues Tuesday afternoon, according to ABC News.
Preliminary investigation revealed the motorcyclist sped up to pass a driver, then struck from behind another vehicle in the area.
Motorcyclist Ran Over by Vehicle in Fresno
The impact then ejected the rider from his bike, and was overthrown onto the roadway where he was apparently struck by a passing automobile.
Shortly after 5 p.m., emergency teams arrived at the accident scene and immediately attended to the motorcyclist. The victim was rushed to a hospital where they were listed in critical condition. The patient remained unidentified at this time.
Meanwhile, officials said all the motorists involved in the accident stayed at the scene and cooperated with the authorities as obliged by the law.
Part of Herndon was reportedly shut down for several hours following the incident to give way to the investigation.
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There are still many unanswered questions in this specific case. Was driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs a contributing factor? Did excessive speed or distracted driving play a role? Was the motorist involved negligent in any other way? We trust officials are looking into these and other factors in order to determine precisely how the pedestrian accident took place.
If your loved one has been involved in a traffic collision 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 car and motorcycle accident lawyers. We will provide you with a free case evaluation and help you take the right steps following a sudden traumatic incident.
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